THE Federal Government has explained how it disbursed N30, 540,563,571.09 between April 1 and August 30 out of the funds it got as donations to fight COVID-19.
Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) raised N36.3 billon to support the Federal Government’s battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) coordinated and warehoused the funds being managed by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF).
The funds are released by the OAGF to government agencies to strengthen the anti-COVID-19 fight.
Yesterday’s explanation was a response to a request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Connected Development (CODE) had requested from OAGF details of COVID-19 spending under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.