Popular Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola has promised to donate 1 billion Naira towards the fight against coronavirus insurgency in Nigeria.
It is fair to say that the battle against the dreaded coronavirus in Nigeria should be a national responsibility and not just for the government to deal with alone. For this reason businessman Femi Otedola has left many stunned with how much he is willing to donate to the cause.
Femi Otedola is coughing out a whopping 1 billion Naira to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
He recently took to his Twitter page to reveal he would be donating the huge amount to the fight against the virus responsible for the loss of thousands of lives after plaguing nations of the world.
Sharing the good news, he wrote: “I will be contributing 1 billion Naira towards the eradication of COVID-19 across Nigeria. We must all do what we can to flatten
🙏🏾 …F.Ote💲 pic.twitter.com/kC3tsxmBl9
— Femi Ote$ (@realFemiOtedola) March 27, 2020
Twitter has since imploded because of Otedola’s viral post as Nigerians flooded the comment section to react. While some thanked him for his kind gesture, others suggested that the money should not be handed over to the government.
Check out the reactions below:
please do not give the money to government, find a way with your team to make sure the money goes to people who deserve it.
— easy (@TadeOmole) March 27, 2020
Daddy wa thank you sir,but sir pls don't give it to those oloriburuku somebori just go and buy the equipment and give cos if you give them the money 🤐it yaf enter afefe💨
— Celestial Pope💯 (@otunba_ozaz) March 27, 2020
Sir, with Ultimum regards, We would appreciate this good intentions when we get bank alerts from otedola group of companies .
CBN has all our Bvns.
Any other support to us presently is defined as okoto meowws
— E H (@EsanHarris_) March 27, 2020
Seriously This Government don’t deserve Money.. you need to buy the required equipment and give them.
Like this dem don share this money sir.
— Fred Diaries⚘ (@fred_diaries1) March 27, 2020
In the wake of this Pandemic in Nigeria and the rise to 65 cases in the past two weeks, donations have been made by FG and many philanthropists & comp' to fight this course
But the question is who will be accountable for the expenditures @NCDCgov ?
Who??#CovidNGR #TBJoshua #imam
— Duranko of Port Harcourt 💭 (@duranko_7) March 27, 2020
Please don’t contribute this money sir, use it to buy things needed….or kuku share it for citizens…we are not up to 1b so 2m per head, change go stil remain plenty
— Boda Ayo (@ayjokes2) March 27, 2020
Can someone please educate me on where all these donation are sent to? Who receive the money? How is it being disbursed and who supervises it to make sure its used for the purpose it was donated ? I hope not to the govt as I'm certain they will misappropriate the fund
— Engr Joe🦋 (@engrjoee) March 27, 2020
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