Our humanity is tested when there is a need to make sacrifices for others. Several Nigerians have proven in the last few weeks that there are still kind people in this country.
The coronavirus pandemic took the world by storm, and Nigeria was not spared by the outbreak as the country continues to record cases of the deadly disease.
There were Nigerians who rose up to assist the government in fighting the disease by touching lives during the COVID-19 lockdown. Legit.ng will limit this piece to just six of such people.
1. Folorunso Alakija
Billionaire businesswoman Folorunsho Alakija donated N25,000 to each of her foundation's registered widows and orphans in the six geopolitical zones in the country.
The money was donated to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the beneficiaries.
2. Abdul Samad Rabiu
The founder of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, donated N1bn cash through the BUA Foundation to fight coronavirus in the country.
The industrialist has also placed an order for an additional donation of equipment and medical supplies,
3. Gani Adams
The convener of Oodua Progressive Union (OPU), the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, and the OPU donated millions of naira to Kwara, Kogi and all the southwest states in the country.
The fund, which was directly deposited into each state's COVID-19 committee's accounts, was meant for drugs, treatment and food.
4. Seyi Tinubu
Bola Tinubu's son Seyi Tinubu delivered relief packages to those feeling the effect of coronavirus lockdown in Lagos state.
He partnered with music label YBNL to deliver emergency food relief items to over 1,000 people across the state.
5. Toyin Abraham
Popular Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham took to her Twitter page to ease the effect of the coronavirus lockdown on her fans by doing giveaway on different occasions.
The beneficiaries of her kind gesture took to their pages to appreciate the Nollywood actress.
6. Yul Edochie
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie gave out money to the Nigerian military officers fighting terrorists in the jungle.
Yul sent N10k each to some Nigerian soldiers on the battlefield.
In other news, the founder of LoveWorld Incorporated, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has questioned search for a COVID-19 vaccine across the world.
The cleric, who addressed his congregation in a telecast, wondered how it is possible to have a vaccine ready in July for a virus scientists claimed they are still studying.
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