Private sector donations to fight COVID-19 now N27b —CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Tuesday donations into the Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has hit N27,160,190,011.94.

The Director of Corporate Communications of the CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

He thanked the donors on behalf of the coalition and urged other individuals and corporate organisations to emulate the good gesture of the donors.

He said: “The coalition is grateful to all the institutions and individuals that have open-handedly donated to this fund.

“We urge others to consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vulnerable segments of our society.

“We pledge to continually ensure full disclosure and accountability for all donations made.”

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