Coronavirus: How FG Shared N15bn To Combat Coronavirus

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Many Nigerians have been seeking for soothing words from their President, on the TV screen.

Words to calm them (Nigerians) down during this global pandemic. Although the President didn’t grant their request of appearing on TV, President Buhari addressed his people through his Twitter page. 

While addressing, the President of Nigeria, released a N15billion grant which would be used in combating the Coronavirus. He further explained how the funds are to be shared

He said;

“The immediate release of a 10 billion Naira grant to Lagos State, which remains the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria. This grant will enable Lagos increase its capacity to control and contain the outbreak, while also supporting other States with capacity-building. The immediate release of a 5 billion Naira special intervention fund to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to equip, expand and provide personnel to its facilities and laboratories across the country.”


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