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COVID-19: Nigeria receives medical equipment from UN

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Nigeria has taken delivery of the various medical equipment donated by the UN to aid its efforts at combating coronavirus scourge in the country.

The country’s  Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika took delivery of the equipment on behalf of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.on Tuesday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, a statement from the Aviation Ministry said.

The minister expressed the appreciation of the Nigerian government to the UN and Allied Air Cargo for transporting the equipment free of charge to Abuja.

He said the equipment, which included, among other things, 50 ventilators, would go a long way in boosting the nation’s capacity to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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