- The Living Faith Church Worldwide, headed by Bishop David Oyedepo, has received ambulances and other items to donate to Lagos and Ogun states
- The church mentioned the items to include medical equipment and food for the less privileged
- Bishop Oyedepo promises that the church would continue to support efforts to see to the end of coronavirus in Nigeria
The Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, has announced it is delivering ambulances, food and other items to the Lagos and Ogun state governments in the fight against coronavirus.
The church is headed by Bishop David Oyedepo.
The food items include 400 bags of rice, 150 bags of beans, 400 bags of garri, 500 gallons of vegetable oil, among other items and they are to be given to the less privileged.
Other parts of the items donated to the two governments are test kits and Personal Protective device (PPE).
The Nigerian Tribune reports that the announcement of the donation was made by the church through a statement signed by Professor Sheriff Folarin, the chairman of the editorial and media board.
The statement added that the donations are just a part of its phased and continuous support to Nigeria's governments in the effort to end the pandemic and its effects on the people.
“The global coronavirus pandemic has reached dangerous dimensions, with a spike in infection numbers around the world, and inevitable adverse effects on the global economy and on virtually all areas of human endeavour.
“Living Faith Church as a faith-based organisation with a global outreach wishes to register its support, in entirety, to the Nigerian government and global efforts to win the war against this unseen but common enemy of mankind," the statement said.
The statement described the ambulances as state-of-the-art with the needed first aid equipment as well as the capacity to test and treat infected cases.
The statement listed the other items to include: 20 cartons of latex hand gloves (10 boxes per carton), 10 cartons of disposable face masks (40 boxes per carton), 40 pieces of infrared thermometer (gun-shaped type), 500 pieces of personal protective device (PPE) Hazmat suit, two boxes of pulse oximeter (10 per box), and two cartons of blood pressure monitor (10 per carton).
It added that Bishop Oyedepo promised that the church would continue to render medical assistance to the government and people of the country to ensure that the country's situation does not escalate.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a Nigerian clergyman, Bishop Isaac Idahosa of the God First Ministry, recently made special provisions for members of his church in the face of the biting situation caused by coronavirus.
Legit.ng reports that Bishop Idahosa, whose church is located in the Badore area of Ajah, Lagos state, also asked the members of the congregation to halt payment of offerings.
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