Coronavirus: Good Samaritan gives Lagosians free food as lockdown continues

Coronavirus: Good Samaritan gives Lagosians free food as lockdown continues

- Some Nigerians are helping those that are currently feeling the effect of the ongoing lockdown

- A Good Samaritan has joined in this noble cause as she has taken to the street of Lagos to feed Lagosians

- The woman is a professional caterer and she has spent N1 million in feeding Lagosians

A Good Samaritan has reportedly spent over N1 million to feed Lagosians who are experiencing the difficulty in feeding amid the ongoing lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic.

The woman, who is a professional caterer, said she started her benevolent act even before the official lockdown commenced.

She said she has got help from other generous Nigerians after they saw her good work.

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In other news, Bayero University’s Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry has mobilised its staff for the production of hand sanitisers as the world battles with the coronavirus pandemic.

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The sanitisers will be used within the university campus and possibly the Kano community.

The disclosure was made on Friday, April 3, by the head of the department, Dr Ibrahim Tajo Siraj.

Siraj said the idea was borne out of the desire to give a helping hand in the fight against the disease.

He said: “As you are aware, Universities were known to be serving as research centres where solutions are proffered for any problem facing the society, and now it is time to prove to this, hence, our decision to mobilize our members to the laboratories with a view to producing hand sanitizers as stop-gap measures."

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Siraj also said the university would be producing the international standard hand sanitisers in line with the specifications of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Meanwhile, previously reported that billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates said he would be funding the construction of factories for seven different potential coronavirus vaccines.

The businessman, who made the disclosure on Trevor Noah's The Daily Show, said two of the vaccines would eventually be picked after billions of dollars has gone into the seven vaccines.

Gates said: "Because our foundation has such deep expertise in infectious diseases, we've thought about the epidemic, we did fund some things to be more prepared like a vaccine effort, our early money can accelerate things."

He said it is worth wasting a few billion where there is trillions of dollars in the current situation the world finds itself. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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