Media Personality, Toke Makinwa urges Government to credit citizens account with money that will help in seeing them through the lockdown period.
President of the nation, Muhammadu Buhari some hours ago annouced that the
According to the President, the Government were forced into making such
decision because welfarism and safety of the citizens is important to them.
The lockdown extension has now generated reactions from Nigerians as they
make their thoughts known to the Federal Government.
Toke Makinwa who has been consistent in sharing her thoughts ever since the deadly
virus broke out in Wuhan, China in December 2019 state that the
Government should try and credit every citizens account with at least 10 thousand
naira that will help them during this period.
According to the award winning entrepreneur and writer, the
Bank Verification Number, BVN is available and Government should use that in
disbursing the funds.
Toke Makinwa urges Government by tweeting:
Top celebrities in the entertainment industry have been helping some of their
fans out with cash gifts on their social media platforms.
With the lockdown now extended for an extra 14 days, it’s left to see whether Toke
Makinwa’s request will be listened to by the Government.
Nigeria have continue to see an increase in the number of affected citizens ever since the first case was reported.
Though some patients have been discharged, number of newly infected citizens are rising.
As at 9:50 13th April, the 343 cases are confirmed, 91 patients have being discharged while 10 deaths have been recorded.
Number of states with confirmed cases is 19.