Coronavirus: Dangote set to imports experts to help FG

Mr Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote group of Industries Ltd, has revealed how he will import experts around the world to help the federal government of Nigeria to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Dangote, working with a coalition want more test centers to be created to support what various governments are doing over COVID-19.

“There are currently five government laboratories equipped to handle all the testing in Nigeria.

“However, we have many more quality ones that can do it, but are not yet approved by the government to do so,” Dangote told NAN.

He disclosed further and said “The coalition is working with Lagos State Government to erect fully-equipped medical tents that will serve as training, testing, isolation and treatment centres.

“We are also providing an additional facility on Victoria Island, Lagos.

“In addition, we will be bringing in experts from around the world to provide technical and training support.

“COVID-19 affects us all and threatens our collective health – economic, social, psychological and physical well-being; hence, the urgent need to work together to beat this common enemy.

“The task ahead is daunting and bigger than any one organisation.

“To win this battle, it is critical we all come together as one,” Dangote added.


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