Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO at Tesla, shared a tweet asking for country who are in immediate need of ventilators to contact him, on the ground that the ventilators are for immediate use and not to be stored in warehouse.
“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.” , Elon tweeted.
The verified Twitter account of Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance replied to the tweet, writing: “Dear @elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100-500 ventilators to assist with #Covid19 cases arising every day in Nigeria.”
Nigerians have reacted to this action by the Ministry of finance in dis pleasure. Read the tweets and reactions below;