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COVID-19: Air Peace delivers Nigerian govt’s medical supplies from Turkey

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The Chief Operating Officer of Air Peace, Mrs. Toyin Olajide, said Sunday the airline had delivered the first batch of the Federal Government’s medical supplies to fight the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Olajide, who disclosed this in a statement, said the medical supplies were carried by Air Peace aircraft Boeing 777 with registration number 5N-BWI.

According to her, the aircraft landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday night.

She commended the federal government for its efforts to curtail the spread of the pandemic in Nigeria.

Olajide said the Nigerian government was ahead of some countries in the fight against the virus which had infected 224 persons and killed four others in Nigeria.

She said: “The management of Air Peace commends the federal government for being proactive in the preparation for emergencies and preventing the spread of the virus.

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“For also providing the kits and other medical equipment for the treatment of those infected by the pandemic.

“This shows that government is ready to fight this disease and it is even more prepared than governments of some of the advanced nations in the measures and strategies adopted to eradicate the virus.”

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