By Joy Odor
The Federal Government has donated medical supplies worth approximately N67 million to the Government and people of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.
The donation was made on behalf of the Nigerian Government by the Acting Head of East and Central African Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Tukur Maigari, representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.
He disclosed that President Buhari approved the donation of 5 tons of medical equipment based on the request of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.
He said the Government requested Nigeria’s assistance with medical equipment to help in it’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the country.