We spent N31 billion to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria- FG tell Nigerians
The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it spent N30,540,563,571.09, to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria.
The amount represents 84% of the N36.3 billon public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between 1st April, 2020 and 31st July, 2020, leaving the balance of N5.9 billion.
This was disclosed by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, in response to the Freedom of Information request dated August 10, 2020, and sent to him by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Connected Development (CODE).
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