NNPC Pledges support to Kanu Heart Foundation
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to support the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) in its quest to build a befitting hospital for heart surgery in the country.
Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Engr Andrew Yakubu made this pledge while receiving the founder of KHF and former Super Eagles player, Nwankwo Kanu in his office at the NNPC Towers in Abuja.
“As an entity, we believe in Corporate Social Responsibility. We participate in things geared towards giving back to the society. Therefore, we will support you on this laudable project and also urge other stakeholders within our areas of operation to do so,” Engineer Yakubu stated.
The GMD also lauded the former soccer star for his achievements in the field of play and in particular, for his decision to give back to God for the miracle He’s done in the lanky forward’s life and glistering career. “I pray God keeps you long enough to fulfill your dream,” he added.
According to NNPC boss strong team of medical staff in the Corporation will be designated to collaborate with the KHF in order to examine the key areas where the NNPC can be of assistance.
He also assured the former soccer star that the NNPC would honour the invitation to launch the new KHF Hospital in Abuja which is billed to come up on the 14th March, 2013.