The Federal Government has promised to give N36 million to any scientist from Nigeria who could come up with a vaccine to prevent Coronavirus.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, made the promise for one of the Directors of the Ministry, Engr A Oyefeso, who retired from civil service in Abuja on Thursday at a Sent-off Ceremony.
Onu said Nigeria needed to think ahead of others to keep the illness bay.
He said the government would give Nigerian scientists more financial support to help them find cures and solutions to some of the diseases and the country’s ravaging problems.
“We promise every Nigerian scientist who can discover vaccine to prevent N36million Coronavirus.
“We have a lot of herbs in the country and in our forests who knows the cure for the disease could be.
“We encourage our scientists to come up with a cure for the disease and they will be properly honored by the government.”
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