Billiionaire business man, Dr Mike Adenuga has donated the sum of One billion naira to the Lagos State anti COVID-19 fund.
With new cases of the deadly pandemic virus being reported on a daily basis, Mike
Adenuga joined the leagues of top business owners and politician to support
the Government in the fight against the eradication of the virus.
Mike Adenuga made this disclosure via a letter addressed to the governor of Central
Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government has announced that Banks and other key
players in the financial services sector have been exempted from the lockdown in
Lagos, Ogun and Abuja.
This was annouced following an approval the Minister of Finance and the Governor
of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
secured from President Buhari.
In a joint statement issued on Monday March 30 by the Minister of Finance,
Budget and National Planning Zainab Ahmed and CBN governor Godwin
Emefiele, financial institutions were directed to ensure skeletal operations in
the Financial System and Money Markets in order to keep the system in light
operations during this time.
The statement reads;
”To ensure that Nigerians can still perform online transactions and use ATMs whilst observing these restrictions, we will like to inform the general public and all affected stakeholders that we have obtained exemptions from the President to allow very skeletal operations in the Financial System and Money Markets in order to keep the system in light operations during this time.
“All relevant staff of affected outfits and agencies should look out for further instructions from their immediate bosses.
“We are mindful of the difficulties these restrictions would bring on ordinary Nigerians and are grateful to the President for approving these exemptions, which should help ease some of these burdens.”
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