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Nigeria Schools to Get Ebola Virus Testing Equipment

September 13, 2014

Kaduna, Sept. 9, 2014 (NAN) Kaduna State Government on Tuesday said it had released N116 million for the purchase of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) detecting equipment in public schools.

The Commissioner for Education in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Ali, said this at the flag-off of training for 13,000 teachers on prevention of EVD ahead of the Sept. 22, resumption date for primary and post primary schools.

Ali, who stressed the need for preventive measures against the spread of the disease, urged participants to ensure strict compliance amongst staff and students on good hygiene.

He said N41 million was earmarked for the training, refreshment and transportation of the teachers, while N75 million was for the purchase of thermometers.


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