Private sector raises N29bn to fight COVID-19

The private sector Coalition against COVID-19 has raised about N29bn in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this during the commissioning of Lagos State Isolation Center at Yaba, on Sunday.

He said, “I will like to commend the Nigerian private sector who have come together under the Coalition Against COVID-19 to support the government by providing donations which today stands at almost N29bn.

“These donations are being used to build well equipped centers cross the 36 states of the federation.

“So far, CACOVID has established 32 isolation centers across states in the country and by the end of July,39 isolation centers would have been established by CACOVID all over the country.”

Source: PUNCH.

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