COVID-19: FCMB donates 470 bags of rice to Edo Govt.

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By Monday Ajogun

Benin – First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has donated 470 bags of rice to Edo Government for distribution among the less privileged to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown the state.

FCMB Benin Branch Manager, Mr Dauda Momodu, presented the items to the Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu at a ceremony Benin on Thursday.
Momodu said the donate was part of the effort of bank support of the government’s fight against the spread of coronavirus the state.

“It is important to note that the activities of the government curtaining the pandemic was limited to the medical intervention alone, but also extended to the vulnerable in our communities in form of palliative assistance is worthy of note.

“This noble gesture of FCMB is part of our social corporate responsibility is in appreciation of existing relationship between the and our bank.

“We are passionate about becoming the best socially responsible brand in the country by improving the quality of lives of the people within the communities where we operate,” he said.

Receiving the items Shaibu, thanked the bank for the gesture and assured that the items would get to the right people who were the vulnerable in the state.

He called on other companies to emulate FCMB by making similar donations to cushion the effect of COVID-19 lockdown in the state.