News Headline claiming NCDC Spent N1bn on SMS is False


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has denied the news making the rounds that it’s has spent 1 billion Naira on SMS in a bid to educate Nigerians on Covi19.

The health agency which is saddled with the mandate of fighting outbreaks of infectious diseases in the country debunked this claim on it’s official Twitter account saying;

The headline claiming that NCDC has spent N1 billion on SMS to Nigerians is FALSE

While communication through SMS is a key part of our #COVID19 response strategy, this has been largely provided as in-kind support by @AirtelNigeria @MTNNG @GloWorld


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