Folorunso Alakija & Husband Donates N1Biillion To Fight Coronavirus
Nigerian billionaire, Folorunso Alakija and her husband, Modupe, have donated N1 billion to help fight coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
Furthermore, thee two made this pledge through Famfa Oil, an indigenous exploration and production oil company.
Of the N1 billion pledge, N250 million will go the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and N250 million will similarly go to the Lagos State government.
N245 million will go to the supply of medical equipment to relevant organisations.
Also, medical workers on the frontline in Lagos and Abuja will get N100 million in each state.
N50 million will go to the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases.
Finally, N5 million pledged to the Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust.