COVID-19: CBN ready to support domestic vaccine production with $263m — Emefiele
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the apex bank is ready to support researchers, science-based institutions and biotechnology firms with $263 million (N100 billion) grant in the quest for a homegrown vaccine to fight Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The apex bank governor, who spoke at the commissioning of ThisDay Dome Testing, Treating, Tracing and Isolation Centre in Abuja, said the pandemic has had an unprecedented effect on the global economy, impacting all nations big and small.
According to him, so far, the Coalition Against COVID-19, (CACOVID) has raised over N27billion to fund this initiative…
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