Buhari responds to Sao Tome and Principe’s plea, donates PPEs Worth N67m

Buhari responds to Sao Tome, Principe's plea, donates PPEs Worth N67m

President Muhammadu Buhari has donated sixty-seven million naira (N67,000,000) worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid the fight against COVID-19 in Sao Tome and Principe.

Dailytimes gathered that, the donation follows a request by the government of Sao Tome, seeking aid to help the country effectively manage the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

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The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this to newsmen on Monday during a briefing by the PTF in Abuja saying, “I am happy to inform you that as ECOWAS champion in the containment of COVID-19 in the West African sub-region, Mr President Made a donation of 67 million naira worth of PPEs and medical supplies to the government and people of Sao Tome and Principe,”

He further disclosed that Medical equipment donated includes units of test kits, extraction kits, infrared thermometers, and other items of personal protective equipment to treat and test thousands in Sao Tome and Principe.

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