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24 March 2020

Federal Government denies buying used protective gear from China.

The Federal Government says the news alert on audio recording being circulated on social media, that Nigeria is seeking to buy used protective gear from China is fake news.

Debunking the rumour yesterday at a briefing in Abuja, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, also refuted the claim on the same platform that Nigeria was waiting for money from the World Health Organisation, WHO, before taking drastic measures.

Mohammed also debunked rumours being circulated on social media that government planned to pay eighty thousand five hundred Naira to each citizen to stay at home for one month starting from March thirty.

The Minister urged those seeking genuine and up-to-date information on Corona virus to log on to the website of the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.


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