Just In: Medical supplies to fight coronavirus arrives Nigeria
Reports reaching MouthpieceNGR news room says medical supplies donated by Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma, has finally arrived Nigeria.
According to Saharareporters, the shipment, which came in via an Ethiopian Airlines flight, carried 5.4 million face masks, 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields.
Jac Ma, who’s the founder of Alibaba group donated Medical supplies to African nation to assist in fighting the coronavirus disease.
It was gathered that the medical supplies arrived Lagos this evening.
Receiving the donation on Tuesday in Lagos, Firihiewot Mekonnen, General Manager, Ethiopian Airlines, Nigeria, said, “We appreciate the donation of the Jack Ma Foundation and the generosity of Jack Ma.
“We admire Abiy Ahmed, our Prime Minister, for his initiative and organisation of the entire coordination of the process.”
The donations entered the country less than 24 hours after the Nigerian Government waived a ban on cargo flights coming into the country as a result of the spread of the virus.
Mekonnen said, “Today, we are very happy to deliver these medical supplies to the Government and people of Nigeria.”