Billiionaire business man, Dr Mike Adenuga has donated the sum of One billion naira to the Lagos State anti COVID-19 fund.

Mike Adenuga donates 1 billion naira to support the battle agauinst COVID-19

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

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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.

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“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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