By Yusuf Akinlotan, Lagos
On their way of complementing government efforts towards combating the global coronavirus pandemic, the Muslim Students’ Society in Lagos state (MSSNLagos) has joined the campaign with the launch of their COVID-19 Volunteers Project.
The Amir, (President) of the Lagos State Area Unit of the the students’ society, Dr. Saheed Ashafa made it known in an official press statement.
Dr. Ashafa revealed that with deep sense of responsibility and utmost demand of this period, the group launch a Social Responsibility Project tagged “COVID-19 Incident Volunteers”.
He noted that it has become glaring that the ravaging Coronavirus Disease pandemic requires conscious synergy at this sensitive period. The current efforts of the government must be complemented without delay.
According to the students’ leader, the project, Incident Volunteers is meant to embark on continuous enlightenment, facilitation of grassroot support in terms of information and other appropriate volunteer services as may be complementary of the government strides.
“We have positioned standby volunteers across the state who are meant to facilitate this important task as they are also to coordinate welfare services deemed necessary by the initiative as at when due.” He said.
Recall that Lagos state currently has the highest number of coronavirus confirmed cases in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, MSSNLagos also gladly lauds the gesture of Nigerian Ministers for donating 50% of their March Salary graciously to support government efforts in combating COVID -19.
This the students based organization described as a welcome development which shows high sense of commitment to the welfare of the entire populace,
hoping that other public officers will emulate this kind of initiative towards collectively winning the war against the Coronavirus.