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Coronavius: Outrage As Nigerian Govt Begs US Billionaire For Ventilators

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President Buhari (photo credit: TVC)

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The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has been heavily condemned by Nigerians for going on social media to plead with United States billionaire Elon Musk for ventilators to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concise News understands that Musk is the founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX.

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He had tweeted on Thursday that his firm had extra ventilators that had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration in America.

“We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. We will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients and not stored in a warehouse,” he had tweeted.

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Then, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning tagged the billionaire on Twitter, asking him to assist Africa’s most populous nation.

“Dear @Elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100 to 500 ventilators to assist with Covid19 cases rising every day in Nigeria,” the relied the billionaire’s tweet.

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This did not go down well with many Nigerians who slammed the ministry for “embarrassing” the country by begging on Twitter.

See reactions below :

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You slaughtered some influencers for
dropping account details under tweets
from Runtown, Peruzzi & more .

Now, the said Giant of Africa, Nigeria is
here through Ministry of Finance begging
for Ventilator (s) even after the billions
donated to them & more

Use the same energy now pic.twitter.com/czPzBS4qzL

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— I Z U (@heisizumichaels) April 2, 2020

My dream is to leave Nigeria and forget about Naira 💁🏽‍♂️ In this country, knowledge is not power.
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( Ada Ada , Shameless Giant of Africa , Jack Ma , Elon Musk Tesla Innoson ) pic.twitter.com/76OJmPYnzD

— JOHNTEEY 🌚 (@johnteey) April 2, 2020

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A Whole Nigerian government, Giant of Africa Dropping account number under Elon musk Giveaway.
And some people are saying I should not drop my aza under giveaways.😡Mtchewww lemme copy my aza for clipboard sef pic.twitter.com/HUfhDswpe4

— KADUNA KING🇳🇬 (@TBoywonder) April 2, 2020

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