Mobile telecommunications company, MTN, has paid for the N500,000 needed for treatment of the one-year-old baby Taiwo Lawal, who was shot by armed robbers in the Gbagada area of Lagos on Sunday.
The company’s Public Relations Manager, Mr. Funsho Aina, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Lagos.
He said the company had paid the money into the account of the baby’s family member.
“We have paid the needed N500, 000 into the family’s account today in response to the PUNCH Metro’s story. Ceremonial cash presentation to the family holds tomorrow (Friday) at our Head Office, Golden Plaza, Falomo, Ikoyi,” Aina said.
Taiwo was among those hit by the robbers’ bullets when they opened fire on some policemen in Gbagada area during one of the simultaneous robberies that took place in different parts of the state on Sunday.