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FG pledges collaboration with oil firms to fight COVID-19

FG pledges collaboration with oil firms to fight COVID-19

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The Federal Government has said it will continue to enlist the support and collaboration of oil firms and private sector players in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19), and other infectious diseases in the country. Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylvia, who disclosed this at the weekend, said the Federal Government, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and other private individuals or corporate institutions would also synergize to tackle post-COVID-19 healthcare issues. He spoke during the ground breaking of a $1.8million-150-200 bed space Emergency Infectious Disease Southeast Hospital, jointly being executed by NNPC and Seplat Petroleum Development Company, located at the Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH), Orlu. Sylva said the pro...