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BREAKING: Nigerian govt to release N6.5bn to fight COVID-19

Nigerian govt to release N6.5bn to fight COVID-19

The federal government of Nigeria is set to release N6.5bn emergency fund to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, for the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad made the disclosure via his Twitter handle on Thursday.

He tweeted: “FLASH: The Federal Government is releasing additional N6.5 billion as an emergency intervention to the National Centre for Disease Control (@NCDCGov) as Nigeria intensifies the fight to curb the spread of the #COVID19 in the country, the finance minister has said y’day in Abuja.”

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