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NCDC clears air test kits donated by Jack Ma are being sold


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has rebutted claims that test kits donated by Chinese business mogul Jack Ma are being sold for different purposes.

Recall that Nigeria recently received a consignment of medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba

The Chinese billionaire had used his foundation to forward millions of face masks, testing kits and other protective equipment to Africa as the continent battles to arrest the spread of COVID-19.

A cargo operated by Ethiopian Airlines, which has been in charge of distribution of the material on the continent, delivered the consignment.

However, unconfirmed reports had it that the COVID -19 tests kits sent by Jack  are being sold.


However, NCDC responded by saying, “the test kits the Government of Nigeria has received can only be used in molecular laboratories. These are being distributed by NCDC to the six #COVID19 testing laboratories in Nigeria

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