Fighting Coronavirus May Cost FG $2bn – Chrisland University VC

The Vice-Chancellor of Chrisland University and a leading pharmacist, Prof. Peace Chinedu-Babalola has urged the federal government to take precautionary measures to steer coronavirus away from Nigeria.

Coronavirus patient
Coronavirus patient

The first female professor of Pharmacy at the University of Ibadan warned that it could cost the federal government at least $2 billion (about N700 billion) to evolve any new medicine that would cure the virus.

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She made this disclosure in an interview with THISDAY in Abeokuta after receiving the Kwame Nkruma Award for Scientific Excellence at the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

She commended the government for releasing N386m for prevention of Coronavirus, however, she expressed that it is insufficient.


  1. Prevention is better the cure and thank God for the step that has been taken in respect of this so call c…………. There is no diseases or sickness that is beyond the cure of Jesus Sin brings sickness. Deut. 28 vs 15 to the end. God whatever name they are calling this diseases or sickness it will never enter this country in Jesus Mighty Name. Show mercy unto us