The forty-three ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cupboard donated fifty p.c of their salaries in March to combat the coronavirus.
This was first disclosed by a private assistant to Mr Buhari, Bashir Ahmad on Saturday.
In accordance with Ahmad, the data was contained in a press release issued in Abuja.
“FLASH: Nigeria’s 43 Cupboard Ministers have donated 50% of their March 2020 salaries to help the actions of the Federal Authorities to combat the # COVID19 pandemic within the nation, the Minister of Data , Alhaji Lai Mohammed revealed the gesture in a press release launched in the present day in Abuja, “he wrote on Twitter.
Nevertheless, within the assertion later obtained, Allnews: gathered that the Minister of State for Transport, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, will coordinate the donation.
The data minister, nevertheless, refused to reveal what the 50% was. The assertion additionally quoted Saraki as saying it was a gesture of solidarity and help for the Federal Authorities’s efforts to deal with the illness.
This international virus epidemic would require smaller nations, continents and communities to come back collectively to contribute their sources and help themselves.
“This can facilitate an early decision of the issue,” the assertion learn partially.
As of Saturday morning, the nation had recorded eighty-one confirmed instances of an infection. Nevertheless, the state of Lagos accounts for almost all of registered instances.
It needs to be famous that some rich people and company companies in Nigeria have donated to the combat in opposition to the pandemic.