Covid-19: Ministers Offers 50% Of March Salary To Fight Pandemic – Lai Mohammed

Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has said that ministers have decided to donate 50% of their March salary to support the fight against covid-19.

Nigeria has 4 3 ministers. The total sum of the donation was not disclosed.

In a statement released on Saturday, Mohammed said Gbemisola Saraki, minister of state for transportation, coordinated the donation.

Mohammed quoted Saraki as saying it was a gesture to support the federal government’s effort in mitigating the spread of the virus.

“This global virus outbreak will require nations, continents and smaller communities to pull together to contribute their resources and support one another,” the minister of state for transportation was quoted as saying.

“This will facilitate an early resolution of the problem.”

Mohammed said the ministers also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his leadership role in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria has so far recorded 81 cases of the virus and one death. Three patients have recovered and have since been discharged from hospital.


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