Lagos gets lion’s share of Jack Ma’s medical supplies

*Lagos State commissioner for health, Prof Akin Abayomi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released figures showing that Lagos State got a greater share of the medical kits donated by the Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma.

The consignments, according to the NCDC, included 100,000 ordinary face masks, 9,999 overall gowns, 913 face shields, and 20,000 reagents for testing and were distributed to the states based on the number of cases, with the states that have the highest number getting the largest consignment.

In the distribution list displayed by the agency, Lagos State got 27,678 face masks, 2,596 face shields and 165 overall gowns while the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, got 14,115 face masks, 1,906 face shields and 161 overall gowns.

Oyo State got 1,912 face masks, 291 face shields and 26 overall gowns while Ogun State got 4,375 face masks, 671 face shields and 58 overall gowns.

Twenty eight states got the same allocations of 1,500 face masks each, 110 face shields each and 20 overall gowns each.


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