US President Sends 1,000 Ventilators To Nigeria:
The president of the United States, Donald Trump said has said on Thursday that he has sent 1,000 ventilators to Nigeria to help tackle COVID-19 pandemic.
Questioned on his claim of enough ventilators to share with other countries, after touring Ford Motor plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, refitted to produce Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), he said: “We were just talking about we have a very big stockpile right now, and we building a bigger…we are helping a lot of other countries – Hallelujah Channel.
“Nigeria, we just sent a thousand. We have various countries – France, Spain, we have a lot going to Italy, we have a lot going to probably 15, 18 countries. They’re calling us. We have the capacity to do this. Nobody else did” Says Donald Trump.
“So, every state now has more than they need and our stockpile is totally full. We have a tremendous amount.
“So, now we’re really helping other countries where they’re losing a lot of people because they don’t have ventilators.”
According to the source, Trump in a phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari, last month promised to assist Nigeria with some ventilators to fight Covid-19.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this during a briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19.
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