The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday donated medical equipment to Asokoro District Hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Presenting the items, the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, represented by the agency’s Director of Special Duties, Mr Isichei Osamgbi, said that the donation was part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.
A statement issued by Assistant Director, Public Relations, NIMASA, Mr Edward Osagie, quoted Osamgbi as saying the donation to Asokoro District Hospital was symbolic and that some other hospitals within the FCT were billed to benefit from the donation.
“The gesture is to support the Federal Government and other stakeholders in improving service delivery in the healthcare sector,” he said.
Responding, Alhaji Abbass Idriss, Executive Secretary of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, expressed appreciation for the gesture.
He said that the equipment would go a long way to improve healthcare delivery in the FCT.
NIMASA has donated hospital equipment, education materials, security intervention items and relief materials to states as part of its 2022 CSR programme.