As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, LG Electronics, a global leader in Consumer Electronics and Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning, paid a courtesy visit to Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital Ibadan, last week, where it donated some units of All New Gencool Inverter Air Conditioners, Jet Cool Air Conditioners as well as Treated Mosquito Nets to the hospital.
At the event, officials of LG Electronics interrelated with the hospital management as well as members of the community. The donated items are expected to meet the needs of the health institution in their mission to provide people in the community with excellent health care services.
Welcoming LG Electronics team to the hospital, the Chief Medical Director, Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Dr Adeyanju Olusoji, in his opening speech, praised the team that shortlisted the hospital as a beneficiary of the donation for a job well done.
He said: “Adeoyo hospital pride itself as one of the best in Ibadan when it comes to health care delivery service which is evident in the number of patients that visits the hospital on a daily basis.”
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Head of Corporate Marketing, LG Electronics West Africa Operations Mr Hari Elluru, who led the delegation said: “We have remained competitive while improving sustainability; we have enabled investment and innovation required to deploy new technologies and to safely and responsibly develop progressive products.”
He went further to say: “We belief that the Air Conditioning units as well as the other items we are donating today will improve the service delivery in the hospital and provide the enabling environment for the medical personnel.”
Responding on behalf of Management of Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Representative of the Chairman, Oyo State Hospital Management Board, Dr. Oni Lawrence expressed the management’s gratitude to LG Electronics for deeming it fit to stop by at the hospital to make the donations.
He stated: “We are proud to be the recipients of these items which will go a long way to help address some of the challenges we face here. We appreciate LG Electronics’ generosity and good will to our hospital; this for us clearly demonstrates the company’s commitment to the health sector. By donating these innovative electronic products, LG Electronics through this act of kindness has shown itself to be a brand that truly believes in the health sector. We are indeed very proud to be associated with the brand. Let me assure you that all the items donated here today will be put to good use.”
Mr Jad Atwi, Regional branch manager, Ibadan who represented Fouani Nigeria Limited at the occasion, said: “This visit which is part of LG Electronics’ Corporate social Responsibility (CSR) activities is aimed at reaching out to health institutions in the country. It is my firm belief that the items we are donating today will go a long way to empower this health facility as well as the people of this community in their quest to enjoy sound health by empowering the hospital staff to do their jobs more efficiently.”
Over the years, LG Electronics has vigorously pursued its CSR initiatives with all sense of responsibility and commitment, placing it at the forefront of giving back to the society. The most recent ones includes; donation of some of air conditioning units and treated mosquito nets to Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kuje General Hospital Abuja and most recently Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano respectively.
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