The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed receiving the donation from Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma, aimed at helping Nigeria in the fight against covid-19.
According to Lai Mohammed who confirmed this during a press briefing today, the supplies contains 100,000 Face Masks, 1,000 personal protective equipment and 20,000 test kits.
Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this via a tweet on his official handle.
Jack Ma is an investor and politician. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate.
Needless to say, his donation to Nigeria will come in handy in Nigeria’s fight against coronavirus.
Currently, the NCDC has confirmed 51 cases of coronavirus. As such, Nigeria has imposed several strict measures to curtail the spread of the deadly bug.
Today, the Federal Government of Nigeria revealed that they have plans to ban interstate travelling, which will go a long way in slowing down the spread of covid-19.
At the moment, Lagos and the FCT have recorded by far the highest proportion from the nationwide tally.