The Federal Capital Territory Administration authorities has released a statement debunking the rumours concerning the lack of personal protective equipment PPE in the FCT health care facilities.
The acting secretary of the Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu in a press statement and to journalist said that the rumours were false and PPEs were adequately provided to all health facilities in the FCT at both primary and secondary levels.
Dr Kawu in his statement encouraged health workers to look out for their safety and security while battling the covid19 pandemic.
Acknowledgment receipts have been received by the Area council, indicating that the PPEs have been delivered to the health workers.
D Kawu further stated that in order to overcome the challenges of testing for Covid19, the secretariat has increased their sample collection team to 48 in the FCT.
The increase of this team has brought about better coverage of FCT and more sample collections the acting secretary said.
The official Twitter account of the FCTA shared the press statement today in the early hours of Friday 15th May , see tweets below…
See press statement below