We are very sorry for Nontransparent, NCDC Apologises to Zamfara govt for incorrect affirmation of new cases
“We apologise to @Zamfara_state for this error and reiterate our dedication to correct and obviousreporting of data.” – NCDC apologises to Zamfara govt for incorrect affirmation of eight new cases
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has apologized to Zamfara State Government for wrongly accrediting eight fantastic instances of coronavirus to the State on Tuesday.
NCDC on Tuesday proven that Zamfara State recorded 10 cases.
However, the Zamfara State COVID-19 Taskforce countered the numbers, including that solely two instances of coronavirus have been tested in the State.
The Chairman of the Zamfara State committee on COVID-19, who additionally doubles as the speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu, had known as on NCDC to proper investigate, express regret to the State and right the error right now to construct the self assurance of citizens.
In response, NCDC, on Wednesday night timeregretted its error and apologised to the governor Bello Matawalle-led administration of Zamfara, promising to in addition supply its reports with accuracy and transparency.
On its Twitter page, NCDC wrote: “On the 18th of May, eight new instances in Zamfara had beenerroneously announced.
“Therefore, as at the 20th of May 2020, Zamfara has recorded a whole of 76 proven cases.
“We apologise to @Zamfara_state for this error and reiterate our dedication to correct and obviousreporting of data.”