Williams Gyang and Nura Jibrin are plateau state citizens who out of patriotism and commitment towards the fight against COVID-19 has storm the Jos University Teaching Hospital and fixed two (2) broken Ventilators.
The ventilator which were considered as scraps have been there without any use. The dues who thought that was the only donations they have to offer decided to offer free services as part of their own contribution in the fight against the pandemic
The Ventilators are said to range from $25,000 for a basic model to $50,000 which is equivalent to about N12million-N16million approximately.
Recalled that there’s a desperate need for ventilators in advanced intensive care units. This gesture By Gyang and Nura will go along way in assisting patients not only with Covid-19 but patients generally.
The federal government is going to flag off the distribution of Covid-19 intervention relief package to three communities in Abuja.
The honorable minister of humanitarian services and disaster management Haj, Sadiya Umar Faruk, has disclose this in a morning programme of the NTA Abuja, Good morning Nigeria.
The minister named Kwali, Kuje and Abaji communities as the first beneficiaries of the the intervention programme. According to the minister, they are going to liaise with community leaders to identify the must vulnerable families in those community. She also state that she will be represented in some of the community
Hon. Sadiya also made it clear that the schools feeding programme will still continue as the government is putting up measures to ensure that daily food reaches the children even when school is not in session.
However, the minister said as at now there is no provision from the government to distribute money to Nigerian in other to ease their suffering in this lockdown period.
Actor Yul Educhie proudly shows off his lovely family as the country undergoes lockdown on the Coronavirus epidemic.
Peter Okoye one of the Twins of psquare has taken to his Instagram to announce his support to Nigerian. According to Perer,this is not in anyway the Usual fans giveaway.
According to him theeeis is just his own way of supporting Nigerian in this trying times of sit at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
He further states that he will be given out money from Wednesday 1st April to Friday 3rd April on his twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
The honorable members of the house of representatives have donated their 2 months salaries to support the nation against the fight of the deadly virus of covid 19 which is fast spreading in the country.
The speaker of the house Femi Gbajabiamila made this known today 30th March 2020 to newsmen.
Residents of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, have been thrown into confusion over the death of one of their own at the hands of the police who were supposed to protect, enforce the law and guide citizens.
According to an eye witness report, the deceased defiled the lockdown enforced on the Abuja residence due to Covid19 pandemic so he can buy food for his pregnant wife.
Meanwhile, after the tax force confronted the man an argument broke between the man and the police where the descended on him and he collapse which led to led to his death.
The ugly incident happened at the Barnex junction here in Abuja. He was later taken to the hospital by the policeman in their vehicle.
Rest in peace
Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has applauded the Nigerian youths on their use of technology to solve some of the difficulties created by the covid19 pandemic.
The Vice President disclosed thos in a post on his official Facebook page where he acknowledge how the youths are using tech solutions to confront covid19.
“As we rise above the challenges thrown up by the Coronavirus pandemic, we are grateful for the young Nigerians developing and contributing innovative tech solutions to confront #Covid19”.
“They are collaborating with the Presidential Task Force, @NCDCgov and other stakeholders to deliver relevant, real-time, cutting edge public health responses”.
“So it was a pleasure for Dr. @Chikwe_I and I to participate in a Google Hangout organized by this team of young men & women”.
“Listening to their ideas, it was impossible not to be impressed by their commitment and dedication. They exemplify the Nigerian spirit of resilience”.
“Because of their efforts and that of many others capped by the Grace of God, Nigeria will beat COVID-19”.
“Nigeria will prevail”!
The NCDC has reported another new case of Covid19 virus. The number of new cases which is up to 20 has now triggered the total number to 131 with 2 deaths recorded in total.
The National Center for Disease Conctrol has announced yet another death epidemic which has now brought the number to two death.
The minister of health Osagie disclosed this in a press briefing in Abuja today. According to the minister, Abuja and Lagos have the highest number of the case because they serve as the entrance point in the country.
The minister however, did not disclose where exactly the death occurred whether it was in Lagos or Abuja.
Recalled that the country as at this morning has a total number of 111 cases with lagos having the highest number.
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The governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has taken to his Instagram to give a break down on how the state intends to manage the 14 days lockdown order issued by president Muhammadu Buhari yesterday during the presidential broadcast.
According to the governor, “we have been preparing for this and I will like to explain how it will work for everyone”.
Sanwo Olu further stressed that the state will use the cocainent period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals who have come in contact with confirmed cases of Covid19.
Read the full statement below.
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President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency Muhammad Buhari has placed our state on a 14 day lockdown to help us in our fight against COVID-19. We have been preparing for this and I will like to explain how it will work for everyone. This lockdown affects all our residents. The only exemptions are healthcare related businesses; food processing, distribution and retail companies, petroleum distribution, retail entities, power generation, transmission and distribution companies and private security companies We will use this containment period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals that have come into contact with confirmed cases. We will also ensure the treatment of confirmed cases while restricting further spread to other states. I understand the uncertainty that a lot of you are feeling at the moment but I want to encourage you to be resilient, we are determined to beat this disease, by the grace of God, and us adhering strictly to the instructions been given on social distancing, constant washing of hands, sanitizing as many times as possible, not touching our faces etc.