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Private sector earmarks N100bn for Police equipments, renovations of Police stations

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The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, has earmarked N100 billion to purchase equipment for the Police and also renovate the 44 police stations destroyed during the crisis that followed the #ENDSARS protest.

Co-Chair of CACOVID and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, made the revelations at a briefing in Lagos, while giving an account of the group’s activities.

Emefiele spoke in the company of President, Dangote Industries, Aliko Dangote; Chairman, UBA, Tony Elemelu, and Managing Director, CEO, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe.

Emefiele also unveiled plans to empower four million youths with a N25 billion employment programme.

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