Nigeria’s Catholic emergency clinics and centers would all be able to be utilized to treat COVID-19 patients, the nation’s Catholic Bishops told the presidential task group set up to battle the spread of the coronavirus.
The 435 emergency clinics and centers in Nigeria’s dioceses and archdioceses will be made accessible alongside different administrations that might be required, a visiting bishop delegate told government delegates in the capital, Abuja.
In the interest of Archbishop Augustine Akubeze of Benin City, leader of the Nigerian priests’ gathering, Archbishop Kaigama gave the addresses of all Catholic health facilities to task group pioneers at the April 8 gathering.
The church has the structures, track records, and the scope to have the option to help in the government’s endeavors to treat patients and control the infection’s spread in the West African nation, Archbishop Kaigama said.
Supervisor Mustapha, secretary to the administration, said thanks to the diocesans and engaged church pioneers to spread the information on counteraction through personal cleanliness and to ask consistent with government orders on remaining at home and social distancing.
A fourteen-day lockdown on Abuja and Lagos State, Nigeria’s most crowded business center with a populace of 20 million individuals, started April 1.
A restriction order was given by President Muhammadu Buhari.