List of Donors for the fight Against Coronavirus in
The outbreak of this pandemic disease-Coronavirus has been a
course for concern in Nigeria and the world at large.
However, The Nigerian government has approved a 10 billion
Naira grant (about $27 million) to fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)
in the country.
According to a statement from President Muhammadu Buhari on
Thursday, the money will be released to Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial
center, which has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country.
“The immediate release of a 10 billion Naira grants to Lagos
State, which remains the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria. This
grant will enable Lagos increase its capacity to control and contain the
outbreak, while also supporting other States with capacity-building.”
Unfortunately, Nigeria’s count on this outbreak keeps
increasing by the day and spreading to other states including some Eastern states
like; Enugu and Ebonyi.
has a total count of 70 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 44 in Lagos, 14 in
Abujaand the rest in other states.
The President is also releasing a 5 billion Naira (about $13 million) special intervention fund to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
The country’s leading National Public Health Institute,NCDC
has been at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic, collating numbers and
responding to suspected cases of the virus.
“The immediate release of a 5 billion Naira special
intervention fund to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control to equip, expand
and provide personnel to its facilities and laboratories across the
country,” said President Buhari.
However, some Nigerian Philantropists and organizations,
including banks, have also donated billions of Naira to help fund medical
centers and provide essential materials necessary to contain the spread of this
pandemic in the country.
Below is the full list in detail;
Some Nigerian Philanthropists who donated monetary value to this course include;
Atiku Abubakar – 50million naira
2Face Idibia – 10million naira
Aliko Dangote – 1Billion naira plus
Abdulsamad Rabiu – 1Billion naira
Femi Otedola – 1Billion naira
Tony O. Elumelu – 1Billion naira
Herbert O. Wigwe – 1Billion naira
Segun Agbaje – 1Billion naira
Jim Ovia – 1Billion naira
Some Corporate Organizations that donated to this course
Access Bank –
GTBank – 1Billion naira
– 1Billion naira
NNPC (under FG) – 11 Billion naira
UBA. – 5 Billion naira (To African countries
Federal Government donated 10billion to Lagos State
Government and 5billion to fund NCDC.
However, President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted this Nigerian
philanthropists and organizations for joining their resources in the fight
against Covid-19 pandemic.
Some Nigerians are asking if the money should be shared
equal among every Nigerian, or should it be given to State governors to build
well equipped hospitals and research institutes in their respective States?
“The biggest endorsement of my career” – BBNaija’s Omashola becomes ambassador of airline company (Photo/Video)
Ex-BBNaija season 4 housemate, Omashola bags the biggest endorsement of his career as he becomes brand ambassador of an airline company, Exclusive Jet 7.
The reality star whose full name is Omashola Kola Oburoh made this announcement on social media over the weekend.
Omashola tweeted, “Congratulations sholzy west, I’m truly proud of you. Now endorsement is talking in dollars @exclusive_jet7.”
Exclusive Jet 7 has since confirmed the endorsement deal by posting a welcome-onboard message for Omashola on their official Twitter page.
They also said they are excited to be collaborating henceforth with the Delta State native.
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