Polaris bank has committed to support breast cancer survivors in Nigeria by hosting 50 of them to an end-of-the-year party at Sheraton Hotel Lagos, at this weekend.
The managing director and the chief executive officer, Polaris bank limited Tokunbo Abiru has made us to understand that love and care should be shown to breast cancer survivors will in turn show positive impact on their positive and mental balance.
Mr Abiru was represented by Segun Opeke the directorate head of lagos business, Polaris bank, stated that safety and healthcare is one of the pillars of Polaris bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR].
He confirmed that the bank is in partnership with a Non Governmental Organisation [NGO], Care Organisational Public Enlightenment [COPE] will continue to ensure reduction of breast cancer virus in the country through increased awareness,advocacy and support for both patient and survivors.
The President/CEO of C.O.P.E, Ebunola Anozie, said the get together was a platform to thank God for the lives of survivors and to appreciate polaris bank for its support to breast cancer in Nigeria.
He said ‘’For us at polaris bank our commitment to fight breast cancer is unwavering and we have consistently demonstrated this by drawing public awareness to the menace in addition to sponsor free screening for women in conjunction with C.O.P.E foundation’’.
This year we decided to bring it here to say thank God and to exchange gifts as well. I also appreciates our sponsors, Polaris Bank; they have been with us for nearly 20 years now, for some time we had difficulty getting the required support for the women; some of our women used handkerchief, some used tissues to fill up their bras.
She said ‘’but thank God for the support of Polaris Bank they were able to donate prosthesis that ensured they lived better lives’’