Nigerian Ministers Donate 50% Of Their March Salaries To Fight COVID-19


The 43 ministers of the federal republic of Nigeria have donated 50% of their March 2020 salaries to support Federal Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a statement by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, he stated that the Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki will coordinate the donation.

“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.