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NCDC debunk claims of spending N1 billion on SMS sent to Nigerians

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has taken to its Twitter account to debunk a news article published by a website(made anonymous through the post) that it has spent a sum of N1 billion on SMS sent out to Nigeria, claiming it had help from various network providers in Nigeria

Though Nigerians of recent have come to complain about the messages, terming it as spam and calling on NCDC to stop the act

The tweet goes:

“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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Maruf Ajimatihttps://marsteinnews.com
Maruf Ajimati is the Chief Editor of the Marstein News which is aimed at publishing both local and international information in a justified, and accurate manner in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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