Malaria War: Julius Berger Rolls Out 4000 Mosquito Nets To Communities


Nigeria’s engineering construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has continued to make remarkable progress by impacting on the lives of the people in the nation’s communities.

The company says that the initiative is in keeping to its popular real time billing as a frontline believer in the welfare of citizens and residents across the country.

As part of the company’s strong commitment to its corporate social responsibility, Julius Berger has once again donated long-lasting treated mosquito nets targeted at protecting and preserving the health and physical integrity of no fewer than 4000 families along the Abuja–Kano Road project corridor last week Friday.

The exercise elicited excitement and effusive gratitude from beneficiaries even as they had kind words for Julius Berger.

A statement by the Group Head, Media Relations Office of Julius Berger, Prince Moses Duku, explained that as a means to further its well thought out determination to key into the health needs of the people in order to proactively enable them against the disease, Julius Berger designed a plan to protect about 15,000 families across the country from the deadly malaria disease by making the donations.

Friday’s donation which took place at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Memorial Hospital, Sabon Wuse, Kaduna state, was made to pregnant women and women with infants who often are at the receiving end of mosquito stings and its consequential malaria attacks.

The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Larfana Bk. Musa thanked Julius Berger for always living up to its corporate social responsibilities just as he advised the beneficiaries to use the nets wisely to prevent their children and themselves from often fatal effect of malaria.

Before the presentation, Group Head, Corporate Communications, of Julius Berger Nigeria plc, James Agama, thanked the hospital management for receiving his team within a short notice and admonished all to be vigilant against the malaria parasite by maintaining cleanliness and related good health habits.

The nets according to Mr. Agama will effectively prevent and protect users from mosquito bites that cause malaria, saying; “stay away from malaria, use your nets wisely.”

 The Group Head, Media Relations Office of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Prince Moses Duku later told correspondents that the company is committed to its malaria prevention and eradication campaign

In the words of Duku; “A healthy people means a productive people, a progressive economy and a happy society. Julius Berger has a continuing commitment to progressively enable communities and impact lives”.

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