President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the sum of N8.49billion for the procurement of test kits by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The appproval was given at the end of the 11 th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council meeting
It was gathered that the sum is meant for the procurement of 12 items in various quantities for the testing of COVID-19 in the country.
This comes after the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, presented a memo on behalf of the centre at the Council chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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