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A national daily had on Saturday, in its report, claimed to have sighted a document put together by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), and presented to the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), which set the budget for the logistics distribution of vaccines to the states and council areas at N10.6 billion.

Updating media on the latest donations by CACOVID in Lagos on Monday, the Managing Director and CEO of Aliko Dangote Foundation, who doubles as an administrator of CACOVID, Zouera Youssoufou, said the provision of oxygen to all the isolation centres across the country was made available by a key partner of CACOVID, Raj Gupta of African Industries Group, at no cost, immediately the request for oxygen was made from the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

Presenting the test kits and medical equipment at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Lagos office, the Chief Executive Officer, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, commended the efforts of the public health institute in the fight against the virus and expressed optimism that the test kits and medical supplies provided would further expand testing capabilities across the nation to meet critical health infrastructure need to combat the virus.

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Makinde gave this assurance while receiving support of medical equipment worth N220 million from the Coalition Against COVID-19, a private sector initiative supporting the Federal Government and State Governments in fight against COVID-19.