APC National Chairman and former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu, on Sunday 29th March announced a N200 million donation towards the fight against Coronavirus in Nigeria.
While making the announcement on Twitter, Tinubu said the donation is to mark his 68th birthday which is today March 29.
Tinubu disclosed that N100m will be made available to the Lagos State government while the other N100m will be given to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
Tinubu tweets read:
“Today, but for COVID-19 we would, as we have done for the last twelve years, have celebrated this day with the Bola Tinubu Colloquium. This year we could not but by God’s grace we will do so again.
“The circumstances this year prevents us from gathering together to celebrate my birthday but I would still like to mark the occasion.
“That is why I have chosen today to announce that I will be making a donation of N200m to fight this deadly virus. Pursuant to this pledge, N100m will be made available to the government of Lagos State and another N100m to the NCDC to support their efforts in fighting COVID-19.