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COVID-19: UNDP Ships 50 Ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment To Nigeria


Nigeria has obtained a consignment of fifty ventilators and Private Protecting Tools (PPE) from the United Nation’s Improvement Programme (UNDP).

The UNDP Nigeria revealed this in a tweet on its official deal with, the place it famous that the supplies had been purchased with funds from the COVID-19 Basket Fund for Nigeria.

In response to the UNDP Nigeria, the consignment of the A30 ventilators and different medical provides, arrived on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja, on Tuesday night.

“The consignment of 50 A30 ventilators and personal protective supplies was procured with funds from the recently launched COVID-19 Basket Fund for #Nigeria including USD $2 million mobilised within the @UNinNigeria and a USD $200,000 contribution from @APMTApapa,” the company tweeted.

The United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, who handed over the objects to the nation, mentioned the UN has now “walked the talk” in serving to the nation’s authorities within the struggle towards the coronavirus pandemic.

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“As always,” Kallon mentioned on his Twitter deal with, “the @UN_Nigeria has walked the speak of supporting Nigerian Authorities’s response to #coronavirus.

“I’m so happy at hand over to Gov’t the important medical provides, together with 50 ventilators, procured from #COVID19 Basket Fund.”

On his half, the UNDP Consultant to Nigeria, Mo Yahaya, expressed delight at receiving the medical provides on behalf of the nation.

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