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COVID-19: Finance Minister applauds contributions from private firms

The Minister of Finance, Hajya Zainab Ahmed has expressed appreciation to private firms that have contributed to the COVID-19 containment efforts in the country.

Hajya Ahmed was speaking when she received a donation of ten thousand non surgical face masks to the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning by a Chinese T.V service provider and partner with the Nigeria Television Authority, Star Times.

The Minister also commended the innovation of providing free learning services to students as schools have been on break due to the COVID-19 pandemic stressing that it was a good example of public private partnership.

She urged more companies to rise to the occasion in their respective communities to cushion the economic impact of the pandemic on the people.

Earlier, the Chief Executive of the firm, Mr. David Zhang, reiterated the partnership between the two countries and promised to continue to support Nigeria in every way possible.

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