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Nigerians React As Ministry Of Finance ‘Begs’ For Ventilators On Twitter

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The Nigeria Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning took to its Twitter page Wednesday night to ‘beg’ for Ventilators to be shipped into the country.

COVID-19 Ventilators in Nigeria
Ventilator

CEO, tweeted that his company is ready to provide free FDA-approved ventilators as the world grapples with the Pandemic.

Musk tweeted, “We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device & shipping cost are free. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients, not stored in a warehouse. Please me or @Tesla know.”

Replying to the tweet, Nigeria’s Ministry of Budget said Nigeria needs support with 100
-500 Ventilators to assist with COVID-19.

The tweet reads:

“Dear @elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100-500 ventilators to assist with #Covid19 cases arising every day in Nigeria”

The tweet has since generated lots of reactions from Nigerians with many criticising the Federal government for such ‘open begging’.

Nigerians react to their government public begging:

https://twitter.com/FeralJack_/status/1245724006235492357

 

Adelowo Adegboyega
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