The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has donated N10 Million in the quest to curb the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the nation.
In a press statement signed by its General Manager, Public Relations; Mr. Tayo Fadile, obtained by our correspondent, he said that it was part of its corporate social responsibility.
Giving details, he said NIWA donated N5Milliom to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and another N5Million to the Lagos State Government.
The NIWA expressed confidence that the fund will further help the government fight the killer virus with more vigour and determination.
The management also urged all Nigerians to obey government directives on Covid-19, as the only way to restore sanity and ensure safety and well-being of everybody in the country.
Meanwhile, the Managing Director of NIWA, Chief George Moghalu has directed that NIWA’s infrastructures such as ferry terminals, dockyards, river ports, jetties, water crafts, barges and tugboats nationwide should be sanitized and the highest level of hygiene maintained.