Nigerian car manufacturing company, Innoson has shared i.000 bags of rice to help Nigerians cope with the economic effects of COVID-19.
Innoson shares 1.000 bags of rice to the poor
The Chairman of IVM Innoson Group, Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma has donated an IVM Medical Ambulance to the Anambra State Government to support the State Government effort in containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the onset of the outbreak of the Coronavirus, Innoson Vehicles channeled its strength and manpower towards the massive production of medical ambulances and as well giving out massive discounts as a way of support to different state governments and corporate institutions that placed purchase orders for medical ambulances.
However, as a result of the first index case of the COVID-19 patient recorded in Anambra and to support the various measures being undertaken by the State Government, The Innoson Group Chairman, has donated an IVM Medical Ambulance to the Anambra State Government to help it contain the COVID-19 pandemic spread.
On the other hand, Innoson also donated over 1000 bags of rice to be distributed to the less privilege across all villages in Nnewi, to help cushion the effects of coronavirus lockdown.
Presenting the bags of rice on Saturday 11th, April 2020, on behalf of Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, Mr. Austin Manuel said that the distribution was one part of tens of Innoson's contributions towards alleviating the effects of COVID-19 lockdown.
Mr. Austin Manuel urged all stakeholders within and beyond Nnewi, to support government efforts in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
He advised the President-Generals who are representing their different communities in Nnewi, to ensure that the bags of rice are properly distributed to the less privileged.
Thanking Chief Innocent Chukwuma on behalf of Nnewi Community, the President-General of Nzuko-Ora Nnewi, Chief Sir Ugochukwu Udemezu (Ifeneti) appreciated Innoson for his kinds gesture, noting that the bags of rice will help cushion the effects for the less privileged.
Those present during the distribution include; Vice President Nzuko-Ora Nnewi, Sir Fabian Obi, the Secretary-General of Nzuko-Ora Nnewi, Barr. Obinna Ubah, the President of Uruagu Community, Chief Charlie Nwoye, the President of Nnewichi Community, Hon. CY. Okolo, and other community leaders and Nzuko-Ora Nnewi executive members.
Furthermore, Innoson Vehicles during the weekend extended its regard to its social media fans and followers for their numerous supports by giving out a small token of support to hundreds of families as it were able, to cushion the effects of COVID-19 lockdown.
Finally, Innoson Vehicles will continue to show support and solidarity to our Nation and Nigerians in these trying times as we all join hands to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Cornel Osigwe. FIMC, CMC, ANIPR, CNS
Head of Corporate Communications and Affairs
IVM Innoson Group