COVID-19: Sirika receives medical equipment from UN

Sen. Hadi Sirika, Aviation Minister, directly behind him is Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State, Health at Abuja airport on Tuesday



Posted by Sade Williams 


Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika has today taken 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.


The Minister who was accompanied by the Minister of State for Health, Olorunnibe Mamora, took 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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