HEALTH

FG Receives 50 Ventilators From UN _Ada Nkong

The Federal government has received medical equipment as support in the fight against Covid-19 from the United Nations systems.

Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika Tuesday, took delivery of various medical equipment donated by the United Nations Systems to the Federal government to aid its efforts at combating the coronavirus scourge in the country.

According to a statement by James Odaudu, Director Public affairs, Ministry of aviation, the Minister while taking the delivery on behalf of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, expressed the appreciation of the Nigerian government to the United Nations and Allied Air Cargo for transporting the equipment free of charge to Abuja.

According to Sirika, the equipment, which included, among other things , fifty (50) ventilators, will go a long way in boosting the nation’s capacity to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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