FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIAN
June 9, 2020

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS – PTF ON COVID-19

Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, has on Tuesday 9th of June revealed that presidency has so far spent N169million on the evacuation of Nigerians from different countries following the novel #CORONAVIRUS Pandemic outbreak, Nigerianjournal reports .

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS – PTF ON COVID-19

Dr. Aliyu who disclosed this while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, further revealed that the PTF got N22billion for the effective handling of COVID-19 response in the country.

He said;

“At the moment, as far as I know, only N169million were spent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the evacuation of Nigerians, mainly on their accommodation.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS – PTF ON COVID-19

“We haven’t spent much because of the need for prudence in the first place. We need to have clear evidence. A lot of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government are yet to do their quick procurement.

“A lot of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government are yet to do their quick procurement.”

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS – PTF ON COVID-19

This is coming barely just after the House of Representatives grilled PTF members on COVID-19 over the expenditure of funds allocated and donated to COMBAT the novel #CORONAVIRUS Pandemic.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENT N169MILLION TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS - PTF ON COVID-19

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