COVID-19: Armed Forces provide additional isolation centres, trains personnel



By Lesley Muosowo Otu

Nigeria’s Armed Forces say they have provided additional isolation and treatment centre as contribution to Federal government’s fight against spread of coronavirus, #COVID19 pandemic,

Spokesperson, Maj.-Gen John Enenche at a press briefing in Abuja, said Armed forces had provided an isolation centre at Nigerian Navy Reference , Navy Town, Ojo in Lagos.

“We have provided additional isolation centre located at Nigerian Navy Reference , Navy Town, Ojo in Lagos bringing number to 18.

“Also eight active medical personnel of the Armed Forces of Nigeria are undergoing training to be to these centres to manage cases of the COVID-19.

“These trainings would subsequently be made in batches of twenty while the recalling of retired Armed Forces personnel in progress to in managing ”, said.

According to Enenche, the Nigerian Air Force currently operating at full capacity with its Liquefied Oxygen (LOX) Plant at the 103 Strike Group (103 STG), Nigerian Air Force Base, .