Posted on Jun 29, 2018

The African Industries Group Limited, Agbara, Ogun State has partnered Lagos Island Rotary Club on free blood bank donation project in Agbara. The project is aimed at saving the lives  of those with such needs for blood during surgeries. The club, recently acclaimed the Rotary Mega Club of Africa, and the group are partnering as part  of  their  social  corporate  responsibilities to alleviate the suffering of the teeming masses, while identifying with their yearnings and expectations,  promptly and adequately.

The project, which held at the African Fertiliser and Chemical Nigeria premises, Agbara Ogun State, witnessed a very large turnout of willing free blood donors, who included the members of the club, led by its President, Sanjeev Tandon, as well as the club’s Vice President,  Projects, Sunit Debroy, the club Secretary, Mamta Debroy, the Treasurer Kisshore Bendre, and other club directors on various activities.

African  Industries Group Chief Operating  Officer, Mr  Srinivasan Narayanan and the Administrator in charge of African Fertilizer and Chemical, Mr Sandeep Gogia, were on hand to support the project.The event, which started about 10.00am, did not end until 5.30 pm, with 142 registered, while eligible 111 donors were screened by officials of  the state blood transfusion unit to authenticate  the blood donated.

Tandon appreciated contributions from the club, corporate bodies, as well as other notable individuals with passion to save lives through blood bank free donation project. He thanked Nigerians, Indians and others involved in the  exercise. The exercise was the second joint project to be executed by both Rotary Club of Lagos Island and the African Industries Group, Agbara Ogun State. The first was executed by the African Steel Mills and African Foundries Limited in Ikorodu Lagos State.