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COVID-19: Banker’s committee funds nigerian pharmaceutical companies

The banker’s committee have disclosed to news men on Saturday that, they have pledged to provide grant funding facilities in Naira and foreign exchange to pharmaceutical companies to enable them to procure raw materials and equipment to boost local drug production in the nation.
This communique was read by the central bank governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele. Which he listed beneficiary countries to include but not limited to Emzor, Fidson, GSK, May and Baker, Unique Pharma, Swiss Pharma, Neimeth, Sagar, Orange Drugs and Dana Pharma.
According to him, this committee made this decision to support pharmaceutical companies as a result of this COVID- 19 pandemic becoming more of a grave public health concern.

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