BrandArena: Visafone supports Flood Victims’ Rehabilitation with N1bn

Monday 19 November 2012

Visafone supports Flood Victims’ Rehabilitation with N1bn

In the course of rehabilitating flood victims in Nigeria, Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) telecoms operator, Visafone has donated the sum of N1bn.

Mr. Jim Ovia
According to a statement by the company, Visafone Chairman, Mr. Jim Ovia, said, “We have made our humble donation and we are still looking at other areas of assistance that we can render. Plans are in place towards setting up emergency call centers to mitigate the effect of future occurrence. Since it’s a natural occurrence, we may not be able to stop it but at least, lessen the effect on both the people and our environment through timely action which the call centers can facilitate.”

The former Managing Director of Zenith Bank, stated that the donation was informed by the need to support government in the onerous task of resettling the affected citizens who are currently sheltered in different camps in the states.

He urged that Nigerians should also support the government by given support to the people affected by the flood.

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