General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has donated N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.
As at today, Saturday, April 4, 2020, Osun ranks third among the states with
confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 30 confirmed cases out of the 198 confirmed
cases in Nigeria as released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
The state, no doubt, would require all the support that it can get in the fight against COVID-19pandemic and the N20 million support, which was transferred into the
state government’s dedicated COVID-19 account domiciled at UBA, is considered
timely support in the fight against COVID-19.
The General Overseer noted that by the donation, the mission “acknowledge the
efforts of the state government in curbing the spread of the virus in the state and
prayed that God would put an end to COVID-19, not just in Nigeria, but in the
This new donation is coming just as Pastor Adeboye made a donation of 8,000 hand
sanitizers, 8,000 surgical face masks and 200,000 hand gloves to support the efforts
of the Lagos State government in equipping the medical staff with necessary
protective gears needed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday, March 31,
2020, at the Yaba Infectious Diseases Centre.
Pastor Adeboye has always been committed to contributing to the well-being of humanity and in particular, Nigerians of all tongue, religion and belief.
This has shown in his continuous generous giving in various areas long before the outbreak of COVID-19.
It would be recalled that ahead of the coronavirus pandemic, Pastor Adeboye
through the RCCG Christian Social Responsibility (CSR) delivered on the
commitment of the church to strengthen and support the health system by donating
11 ICU beds fully fitted with ventilators in Lagos, Ogun and Plateau states.
These facilities have immensely contributed to the government’s efforts in the care for persons with acute medical needs.