- Godwin Obaseki says Edo state has spent N1bn in COVID-19 fight
- The governor said his administration is committed to end the disease in the state
- Going further, he disclosed that the state has constituted the Edo State Fund
-Raising Committee The Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki says his government has spent over N1billion to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The governor disclosed this while speaking in Benin during a live briefing on the virus by the state Response Team on Sunday, Apil 19, Channels TV reports. He reiterated is administration’s commitment in ending the scourge of the virus in the state.
“The government of Edo state is leading this battle from the front. We have already spent over N1billion of our limited resources so far on this fight.
“We have constituted the Edo State Fund-Raising Committee which is made up of our sons and daughters who are captains of industries, religious leaders, traditional rulers to help us galvanise efforts at mobilizing resources to beef up the state government’s response to this pandemic,” he said.