Nigeria deploys 7,000 health personnel for disinfection exercise

Rahila Lassa, Abuja


The Nigerian Government has deployed seven thousand health personnel across the federation to disinfect environments to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Minister for Environment, Mohammed Abubakar, said this at the inaugural press briefing of the Presidential Task Force for the Control of COVID-19, in Nigeria.

He said, the Ministry had also established seven-hundred and seventy-four information desks, for counseling across all the Local Government Areas of the country.

Mr Abubakar added that the personnel would also give adequate counseling and do effective advocacy.


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