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01 August 2020

Federal Government receives second batch of medical supplies from European Union.

The Federal Government has taken delivery of the second batch of medical supplies worth twenty-six billion Naira from the European Union and the United Nations .

The supplies which will further boost the country’s fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and provide the much needed protection especially for frontline health workers, were purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 response.

The medical supplies included five hundred thousand face shields, two hundred thousands goggles, one hundred oro-pharyngeal airways, Ten thousand bio-hazard bags and fourteen thousand safety boxes.

According to a statement by the Director of Information, Media and Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Health, Olujimi Oyetomi, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force, Dr. Sani Aliyu, and the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, received the commodities at the cargo section of Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.

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