The National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has disclosed that funds have been released to least 32 states to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting them to prioritize testing.
Aliyu made this known during the presidential task force briefing,
He said; “We have released money recently to 32 state governments; each state government was given N1bn. This is to drive their COVID response and we are asking them to please prioritize testing in addition to surveillance activities linked to COVID-19. We urge state governments to please publicize their sample collection locations so that people can access the tests.”