Nigeria Finance Ministry Requst Ventilator Asistance From Elon Musk | Twitter Reaction


Nigerians has taken to Twitter to react to the Ministry of Finance and Budget requesting for ventilators from industrial engineer and Telsa CEO, Elon Musk.

in his effort to battle the global coronavirus pandemic, American tech billionaire Elon Musk announced via his Twitter page that his company Telsa is willing to provide free FDA-approved ventilators to worldwide hospitals within Telsa delivery region in dire need of the respiratory device to treat coronavirus patient.

“We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device & shipping cost are free. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients, not stored in a warehouse. Please me or @Tesla know,” he wrote.

Spotted on the comment section of Elon’s tweet was the official handle of Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance and Budget asking the Telsa CEO for 100 – 500 ventilators on behalf of the nation’s federal government.

“Dear @elonmusk  @tesla, the Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100 – 500 ventilators to assist with #COVID19 cases rising every day in Nigeria,” the Ministry tweeted.

Nigerians has since flooded the micro blogging platform to react to the Finance Ministry’s request.

While some hailed the move, others expressed their disappointment over their decision to seek aid on such public front – despite the fact that many of the country’s billionaires has donated funds to meet such needs.

Check out the reactions below:

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