April 03, 2020 / 08:28 PM / By Ondo State Government
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The Government of Ondo State has nominated the Chairman of Greenwich Trust Ltd, Mr. Kayode Falowo, as the Chairman of the committee mandated to mobilize resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.
The committee's mandate, amongst others, is to help mobilize funds, in cash or kind, and manage the efficient and transparent utilization of the fund raised.
The committee's terms of reference are stated as follows:
i. Recommend and advice the government on funding strategies.
li. Manage funds mobilized.
iii. Direct funding campaigns.
iv. Identify and contact effective funding channels/sources.
v. Carry out any other activities for the success of the above-mentioned.
Furthermore, the committee is expected to begin work immediately till the last resolution of the pandemic is achieved. Also, it will provide weekly report of its activities, and submit a concrete completion report at the end of its activities while the committee will also be expected to cooperate with the auditors, including the external auditor.
According to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Ondo State recorded its first confirmed COVID-19 case on April 3rd, 2020 while the total confirmed cases of the disease in the country is put at 210 (ONDO: 1) as at this date.