The Federal Government Council (FEC) has accredited the sum of N3.070 billion for acquisition of laboratory tools by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
Minister of Well being, Osagie Ehanire informed reporters that the approval was made on the 38th digital FEC assembly presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday March 17.
Osagie stated shopping for of laboratory equipments by the well being company turned neccessary for future illness outbreaks to be put in test.
“The ministry of well being offered a memo on behalf of NCDC public well being laboratory specialist and for Centre for Illness Management.
“It’s for six contracts for laboratory tools and to the full value of N3,070,892,988 for numerous tools and provide, to strengthen the work of NCDC in numerous elements of the nation, to be extra prepared for the work they do in diagnostics preparedness, not just for COVID-19 however for some other illness outbreak of public curiosity sooner or later.”
FEC accredited 6 contracts for laboratory equipments to the full value of N3,070,892,938 for numerous equipments and provide, to strengthen the work of @NCDCgov in numerous elements of the nation to be extra prepared for the work they do.”-Minister of @Fmohnigeria, @DrEOEhanire#FECBrief pic.twitter.com/0QubC7ZQaG
— Authorities of Nigeria (@NigeriaGov) March 18, 2021