Nigerian rapper and UN peace Ambassador, Michael Ugochukwu, popularly known as Ruggedman has canvassed the funding of government-owned hospitals across the country.
While reacting to how some notable Nigerians have tested positive to Coronavirus, the singer suggested the coversion of the thirty seven billion naira meant for renovation of National assembly to equip hospitals.
On his twitter handle, the singer said “Can we use the 37 billion naira meant for National Assembly renovation to equip hospitals nationwide?
Earlier, in a post, the popular singer challenged Nigerian leaders on the need to make things work so it could be of benefit to all Nigerians instead of embarking on foreign medical trips.
He said “Now that you can not fly abroad for medical care, do you now regret neglecting Nigerian hospitals? Are you learning now or will you remain the same “if” you survive this?
As at Wednesday, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC pegged the figure of people infected by the virus in Nigeria at forty six.