Coca-Cola donates N20m to #EndSARS victims as Lagos pledges support to owners of vandalised, looted stores
London, Oct. 24, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Coca-Cola Nigeria on Friday said made a donation of N20 million to cover the medical costs of victims of the #EndSARS protests in hospitals.
The company announced this in a statement on its official Twitter handle when it commiserated with Nigerians on the happenings of recent events, it said, “as a result of the recent violence that ensued during the peaceful #ENDSARS protests. While we strive towards a greater tomorrow for this Nation, our first priority is to you
Every human life matters and as a company, our goal is to continue to work with our communities towards the wellbeing of the people. This is why, in partnership with @whitefieldfdnng we are providing support to the injured and those in critical condition pic.twitter.com/kiumbHarUd— Coca-Cola Nigeria (@CocaCola_NG) October 23, 2020
Please stay safe. We will get through this together”
The company also wrote, “Every human life matters and as a company, our goal is to continue to work with our communities towards the wellbeing of the people. This is why, in partnership with @whitefieldfdnng we are providing support to the injured and those in critical condition.”
Coca-Cola Nigeria said the donation would be supplied in partnership with Whitefield Foundation, its NGO partner.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has announced the state government plans to support business owners who had their businesses vandalised or looted by hoodlums following the violence that erupted from the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests in the state.
Obafemi Hamzat, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State made this known in a tweet on his official Twitter page on Friday.
In his tweet, he wrote, “If you are a Lagos based business and your store got looted/vandalized this week, please fill this form by
Lets do what we can to support you. #HealingLagos”