Didier Drogba Donates Hospital To Aid Coronavirus Fight In I …
Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba has backed his country’s fight against deadly coronavirus pandemic by donating his hospital to be used for screening.
The hospital is located in Attecoube, Abidjan and was named after former Ivorian player and coach Lauren Pokou, who died in 2016.
Drogba made the donation to the Ivorian government on Sunday, in the presence of the Mayor of Abidjan, Vincent Toh Bi Irie and the director of the Drogba Foundation, Mariam Breka.
“We thank Drogba for this donation, which is considered an act of patriotism,” Toh Bi Irie said, per L’Equipe.
Didier Drogba built a $1 million state of the art hospital in Cote d’Ivoire.
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The hospital is yet to be fully completed but the government is expected to make it functional for its purposes soon.