36 Gov approve vulnerability model data utilisation to halt COVID-19 spread

*Supports FG’s timely implementation of the petrol price modulation

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, with comprises of the thirty- six State Governors have approved the usage of the Vulnerability Model to drive a data-driven approach to put an end to spread of the Coronavirus, COVID- 19.

The governors also resolved to partner the Mobile Telephone Network, MTN, with a view to profiling States vulnerability to the spread of the coronavirus based on parameters such as population age and density, travel history, location, income level.

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The Governors and the Management of MTN arrived at the agreement  Sunday night at the meeting held to deliberate on the COVID-19 pandemic in the country and after the Forum received a presentation from Mazen Mroue, Chief Operating Officer and Olubayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria.

Rising from the 3rd NGF Teleconference meeting, the Governors unanimously supported the unification of exchange rates into a single, market-determined window and the use of the market-determined exchange rate to calculate all revenues due to the Federation.

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