The Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning on Wednesday, took to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for 100-500 ventilators.
The ministry, in its official Twitter handles, in respond to a tweet by the tweet by the South African-American billionaire to supply ventilators to hospitals worldwide
The tweet reads: “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.
The verified handled of the Ministry of Finance had subsequently replied that the government was in need of between 100 – 500 ventilators.
The ministry’s replied: “Dear @elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100-500 ventilators to assist with #Covid19 cases arising every day in Nigeria.”