NNPC/Chevron JV donates X-ray Machine to General Hospital, Koko

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, on Thursday July 18, handed over X-ray Machine


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NNPC/Chevron JV donates X-ray Machine to General Hospital, Koko
Mr. Clement (right) Dr. Ofuyaekpone (left) Dr. Mukoro Samson (3rd right) Mr. Tony Emegere (5th left) Engr. Victor German & others at the X-ray Unit, shortly after the commissioning

 

Engr. German (right) Dr. Mukoro (2nd right) Engr. David Oniyeburutan & others, during cutting of the tape to signal the handover

 

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, on Thursday July 18, handed over X-ray Machine to General Hospital, Koko in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, in line with its 'Tradition of Care'.

 

The General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs , PGPA, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, Mr. Esimaje Brikinn while performing the handing over, said CNL view healthcare as a crucial social service that needs inclusive support, hence the company’s continuous intervention in the provision of healthcare facilities.

 

Fresh Angle International can report that Mr. Brikinn listed areas CNL has intervened, to include implementation of, “broad Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, De-worming of Children, River blindness and Cancer Awareness” in Delta State as well as other parts of Nigeria.

 

The Chevron PGPA Boss who was represented by the PGPA Superintendent, Chevron, Warri Area Office, Mr. Tony Emegere, disclosed that the donation of X-ray unit to Koko General Hospital by CNL, will improve the diagnosis and monitoring of Tuberculosis as well as other medical health challenges, especially among children.

 

 

He explained that in support of early diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis, lungs and other diseases across Nigeria, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron Company and its Agbami partners, have donated 28 Chest Clinics to hospitals across Nigeria, including Delta State.

 

Mr. Brikinn added that the clinics are equipped with X-ray units, consulting rooms, laboratories and wards, just as he appreciated Delta State Government for partnering with CNL always.

 

Chairman of Warri North Local Government Area, Hon. Aduge Okorodudu who was represented by Secretary to the Local Government, Engr. Victor German, commended CNL for the donation of the X-ray machine, just as he charged the hospital management to use the facility effectively for the service of humanity.

 

The Chairman, Koko Community Management Authority, KCMA,  Engr. David Oniyeburutan commended Chevron for improving quality healthcare and appealed to the oil and gas major, to help in the completion of incomplete structures embarked upon by  the Delta State Government in the hospital.

 

Our Senior Correspondent reports that the Medical Director, Koko General Hospital, Dr. Mukoro Samson, Secretary, Local Health Authority, Warri North, Dr. Emiko Ofoyaekpone, Pa. Daibo Edward, Representative of the Commander 19 Battalion Koko, Lieutenant OJ Adeyemi and DPO of Police Station, Koko, Superintendent of Police, Friday Ekundayo, were among those that spoke at the event.