CACOVID said the donation of the equipment was a joint initiative between the Central Bank of Nigeria and the leaderships of other private sector groups in the country.
It said in a statement that the presentation of the equipment was done by a representative, Toyin Idowu, alongside the inauguration of the new isolation centre by the state government.
Idowu explained that the gesture was aimed at joining hands with the federal and state governments to rid the country of the coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, the United Bank for Africa Plc announced on Sunday that the President of Senegal, Macky Sall; the President of Liberia, George Weah, and US Senator Chris Coons would form part of a high-level leadership panel to discuss Africa’s economic recovery in the 2020 edition of UBA’s Africa Conversations.
The bank said the discussion, which would be held online on Monday, would be moderated by its Chairman and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu.
According to a statement issued by the bank, the second edition of the symposium organised annually by UBA is in celebration of Africa Day.
Frontpage January 15, 2019