The Nigeria Biotechnology Development Agency has announced that it has created testing kits for the coronavirus in Nigeria.
The announcement was made by Bashir Ahmad, new media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari through his twitter account @BashirAhmaad on Friday morning.
His tweet reads: “Breakthrough as Nigeria creates own COVID–19 testing kits, #RNASwift. The National Biotechnology Development Agency disclosed that the kit, which was developed and validated by Nigerian scientists, holds huge potentials for the country’s plan at scaling up testing for the virus.”
Another twitter user with the name ‘Lets talk about #BiafraGenocide @nnamdi_leonard, said “This is good and saving life is important. But can Nigeria government use this same energy to stop a dreadful disease that is killing more than #COVID19Nigeria .@SarsNigeria are in the business of killing, torturing and kidnapping of innocent Nigerians for ransom.”
Another user with the name theigbogirl @theigbogirl1 replied: “please if you can’t talk to your oga the president please just leave the office, because telling us that a test kit for covid 19 is breakthrough is a big embarrassment, because you politicians are just lost in priorities seriously is it because your not suffering??”