I’ve Spent Billions of Naira On Coronavirus, FG Should Support Us – Ogun Governor, Abiodun ~ Matters Arising
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State said that his administration has spent billions of naira in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
According to Abiodun the billions of naira were expended on “setting up isolation centers, procuring equipment, sensitization, manpower development, surveillance and other logistics; especially the purchase food items that were distributed across the state to cushion the effects of lockdown on its citizen.”
Abiodun stressed that the state will soon begin the first batch of distributing millions of face masks to residents of the state, to stop community transmission of Coronavirus.
He informed that the state has procured equipment for drive-through testing in the local communities to ensure no stone is left unturned to curb the spread of the disease.
Speaking further, he appealed to the Federal Government to assist the state financially so he can achieve more, asking the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to pay more attention to Ogun in the fight against the deadly virus.