UN Intensifies Support For Nigeria's COVID-19 Response

UN Resident-Coordinator Edward Kallon, restated the UN Nigeria's commitment to supporting Nigeria to defeat COVID-19 pandemic.

The United Nations system in Nigeria has intensified its support to the government and people of Nigeria in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

The UN, once again, handed over to the government some essential medical equipment and supplies including an ambulance, over 4.7 million gloves, 10,000 face shields, over 19,000 face masks and thousands of other clinical management, surveillance, and preventive and control items.

Handing over the supplies, UN Resident-Coordinator Edward Kallon, restated the UN Nigeria's commitment to supporting Nigeria to defeat COVID-19 pandemic.

The items were received by the Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu and the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sanni Aliyu, at the UN House, Abuja on Friday 24 April 2020.

The UN in Nigeria had recently donated three ambulances to the Lagos State government and thousands of essential medical supplies to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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