Federal Government of Nigeria Announces Budget To Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak

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Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that it will spend N620m to monitor, detect and contain the dreaded Coronavirus.

This was revealed by Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Health.

According to Osagie, the fund would come directly from the service-wide vote. He stated that the move was in a bid to prevent an outbreak of the disease in the country and further protect citizens. 

The Minister of Health further disclosed that government promptly released the sum of three hundred and thirty one million Naira (N313M) to fight Lassa Fever and prevent an outbreak. 

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