According to the PTF, the disbursement is to drive up the state’s COVID responses.
The sum of N1billion each has been disbursed to 32 states in the country by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
PTF Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu who made the announcement on Monday September 21 said the disbursement is to drive up the states’ COVID responses.
“We have released money to the state governments recently, to 32 state governments. Each state government was given a billion naira.
“This is for the purpose of driving their COVID responses and we are asking them to prioritise testing in addition to surveillance activities linked to COVID-19.”