The Federal Government of Nigeria has said N620m is needed to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria.
The deadly coronavirus has moved beyond China into other countries and the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, appeared before the Senate Committee on health to brief the panel on what the ministry is doing to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria.
Minster of Health, Dr. Osagie Enahire
The minister said the ministry submitted a memo proposing for the release of the sum of N620m to take proactive measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
Enahire added that the ministry had a multi-stakeholder meeting to deploy port health services to screen all passengers coming into Nigeria.