VIDEO: Nigeria will do anything for ventilators; We'll give them 200 or more - Trump
- Trump has promised to send 200 or more ventilators to Nigeria
- According to him, Nigeria can do anything for the life-saving machine
- The world is currently battling the novel coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump of the United States of America has revealed that Nigeria will do anything to have the life-saving ventilators needed in the world's fight against the novel coronavirus disease.
According to the U.S president in a video sighted by Legit.ng, his country would give Nigeria 200 or more ventilators to aid us in the fight against the rampaging disease.
This came as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night, April 28, announced 195 Covid-19 cases, the highest daily figure recorded so far by the agency.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported Trump on Tuesday, April 28, called President Muhammadu Buhari to express solidarity with Nigeria over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The minister of information, Lai Mohammed, at a briefing in Abuja said the US president promised to send across ventilators to Nigeria.
A presidential aide, Tolu Ogulesi also disclosed that the conversation between both leaders focused on Nigeria’s COVID-19 response.
He said the telephone call occurred at the request of President Trump
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Recall that Legit.ng reported that the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the sum of $3.4 billion to support Nigeria’s COVID-19 fight.
The grant to Nigeria is the highest so far to any member country. The grant, called Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), is granted to member countries that are not under an IMF programme.
The news was announced on Twitter by a former African Development Bank Former AfDB Lead Economist on Nigeria, Barbara Barungi.
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