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Daily Independent (Nigeria): Shell donates children’s ward to Warri Central Hospital: Thursday 29 September 2005


By Francis Onoiribholo

Correspondent, Warri        


Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), on Monday, boosted Delta State government’s effort towards providing adequate healthcare services with the donation of a Neo-Natal Ward for children at the Warri Central Hospital.


The multinational oil firm also donated water borehole, a transformer and security lights under its joint venture initiative.


The State Director of Health Services, Dr Hastings Eduvie, who represented the Commissioner for Health, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, at the ceremony, expressed gratitude to the oil company for the donation. He said the amenities would go a long way in alleviating the suffering of children admitted at the hospital.


In his remarks, the SPDC External Affairs Manager (West), Mr Harriman Oyofo, said the oil giants was committed to complementing government’s effort in its areas of operation, informing that the oil giants would soon equip the ward.



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