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Assessing Nigeria’s response to COVID-19

PUBLISHED: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 08:20:58 GMT

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In a bid to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced six policy measures that include the creation of a N50 billion credit facility for households and small and medium sized enterprises. Mustafa Chike-Obi, Executive Vice Chairman at Alpha African Advisory joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nigeria’s economy and also assess the response of the Central Bank….