N792.1m Has Been Paid Into COVID-19 Eradication Support Account – SGF

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The Secretary to the of the Federation, and of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on , Boss Mustapha, has revealed that the sum of 792.1 million naira has been paid into the Eradication Support Account to curb the spread of the pandemic in the country.

Mr Mustapha made the disclosure during the daily briefing by members of the PTF on Friday.

“I am pleased to report that the Office of the Accountant General has published details of inflow into the Federal Eradication Support Account.

“As of 14th May 2020, the sum of 792, 121, 613. 89 naira has been credited into the TSA account from the various E-country sources”.

He explained that the disclosure was predicated on the fact that the committee had promised to make all-cash donations public and in line with Muhammadu ’s administration on accountability and transparency.

PTF , Boss Mustapha

The PTF commended individuals and corperate organisations who have been donating funds into the account.

” I particularly want to commend the sacrifice of some ordinary Nigerians who have donated as low as one naira, which for us comes from a pure heart.

“As we progress in the battle of , the PTF wishes to extend its appreciation to several other groups that have been supportive in the discharge of its mandate”.

The PTF recognised the efforts of agencies that have been helping in enforcing the laws, such as the police, DSS, CDI and para-military services in maintaining and helping to carry out enforcements as well as staying in the frontline.

He also thanked the NAF for their support in providing airlifting logistics.

“I also wish to commend the Nigerian Air Force for providing the airlift logistics that has made it easy for surveillance and search support mobilisation by the PTF and NCDC”.

Mr Mustapha commended survivors who have been sharing their experiences but strongly discouraged giving details of treatment as this could encourage self-medication.

He called on hospitals to keep offering services to non- related patients.