Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has debunked the claim that they spent 1 billion Naira on SMS to Nigerians.
According to NCDC that fake news peddlers will stop at nothing to undermine the fight against the coronavirus from the fake 5G conspiracy theory spread by educated illiterates to a baseless assertion that Africans cannot the killed by the virus due to melanin and the hot temperature on the African continent.
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
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NCDC deubunks claim that they spent N1bn on SMS to Nigerians