Celebrity Journal Publishers Association of Nigeria (CJPAN) has called for an Independent Monitoring and transparency in the administration of Covid-19 Donations from Banks, Corporate Organizations and individuals.
The body also enjoined other wealthy Nigerians to emulate those kind spirited compatriots at this trying times in our nation, by donating not only cash but health equipments as well as assist the upgrading of our health facilities.
This was made known in a statement signed by the President of the body, Mr. Joshua Uloko, after an emergency meeting on Tuesday
According to Uloko, the money realized so far should be judiciously utilized to fight the deadly disease, at the same time be of benefit to the victims who are mostly affected.
He reteriated the need for holistic approach to this pandemic regime without forgetting the post COVID-19 economic era.
In the words of the group’s president “COVID-19 TRUST FUND should be established and its membership should also be drawn from the civil society, public/ private health sector and financial institutions”.
He, however, called on government at all levels to reach out to the vulnerable people in the society following this period of social and economic lock down in the country.
He further appealed to Nigerians to comply with the 14-day stay at home order, maintain social distancing and follow all the recommended health and safety tips to enable the country to overcome the global scourge.