BetKing in conjunction with J.J Okocha foundation showed their support to Lagos state in the fight against COVID-19 by donating essential materials and food items to isolation centers in the state. BetKing and J.J Okocha foundation represented by Master Agent Adeniyi Bello presented the donations to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Dr Olusegun Ogboye in Lagos.
According to BetKing “our donation of personal protection equipment, hygiene products and food items to the isolation centers is to aid the state’s efforts to suppress the spread of the coronavirus in Nigeria”. BetKing is committed to help ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the frontline workers and volunteers serving communities in the fight against COVID-19. Dr Olusegun Ogboye thanked BetKing for the donation and stated that the items will be particularly useful for the frontline workers as intended by BetKing.
In addition to supporting Lagos state, the company extended a hand to help mitigate the effects of suspended sporting activities on BetKing agents and their businesses, by creating a Kingmakers Fund. Through this fund BetKing made a series of donations to qualifying BetKing agents in Nigeria to provide some relief to the economic hardships in this time of crisis. To complement the company’s efforts, BetKings’ community consisting of its’ Master Agents, Super Agents and Employees pulled together to contribute to the Kingmakers Fund through their Adopt an Agent initiative which was also aimed at alleviating the financial pressures currently faced by BetKing agents.
Managing Director, Gossy Ukanwoke stated that “BetKings’ support during this unprecedented global pandemic is in line with our promise to improve the lives of those in communities where we operate. Over the years we have successfully delivered on this promise through job creation for thousands of citizens be it directly or indirectly; however, our primary focus during this time of crisis is to support the Government’s efforts to curb the effects of the pandemic. BetKing stands committed in the fight against COVID-19.”
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L-R: BetKing Store Manager, Georgina Chijioke, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr Olusegun Ogboye, BetKing Master Agent SW region, Adeniyi Bello, BetKing Communications Manager Olufela Olatoye-Sosan.
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