Popular Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has announced that will donate some money for the fight of COVID-19.
The well known billionaire has announced that he will donate the sum of one billion Naira to help in the fight of coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria.
He made his intention public on social media.
Earlier today, OnyxNews Nigeria reports that the total number of confirmed cases of the virus in the country has risen to 65 with the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed revealing that there could be even more cases, as practitioners are using ‘contact tracing’ to search over 4,000 potential cases.
This online news platform understands that Nigeria has been doing all it can to curtail the pandemic disease with only one case of death so far.
Also in controlling the spread of the virus, state governments shut down activities and encouraged residents to self-isolate.
Lagos state had fumigated environments, and created quarantine space in the state.
Prominent Nigerians and other top organisations have been donating to fund the fight against the virus.
The Billionaire generously followed in the footsteps of fellow billionaire, Tony Elumelu as the country unites to battle the global pandemic.
On the other hand, the pandemic virus had reached the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who tested positive to the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
OnyxNews Nigeria reports that Boris Johnson revealed this in a video published on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday afternoon, March 27.
The British Prime Minister said over the last 24 hours, he has developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus, adding that he is now on self-isolation, but will continue to lead the British government’s response through video-conference.
Prime Minister Johnson tweeted: “Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.
“I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
“Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.”