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#Covid19: Guinea-Bissau Ministers Test Positive To Corona Virus

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       Prime Minister Nuno Nabian of Guinea-Bissau and several other senior officials have tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Lusa news agencyreported on Wednesday.

       Nabian and at least three other members of his government are infected, Lusaquoted Health Minister Antonio Deuna as saying in a televised address.A government source told Lusa that the other infected officials are Interior Minister Botche Cande and two secretaries of state, Mario Fambe and Monica Buaro. The cases are related to a senior Interior Ministry official who has died, Lusareported.

       Guinea-Bissau had recorded 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death by Wednesday, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The small country, which has a population of about 1.8 million, is considered one of Africa’s most volatile states, with 16 coup attempts since it gained independence in 1974. Four succeeded.

      Nabian has served as Prime Minister since February.

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Nigerian Airforce builds new arcade in Abuja.

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The Nigerian Air Force through the Nigerian Air Force Investments Limited (NAFIL) on Wednesday, October 28 commissioned a games arcade and waterpark in Abuja.

Legit.ng gathered that sequel to the board of directors’ approval to establish the event centre in Abuja, NAFIL bought a plot of land designated as green area for parks and recreation, measuring a total of 1.47 hectares in Wuse Zone 5 Abuja to be used for the games arcade and water park. Speaking at the event, the managing director of NAFIL, Air Commodore CU Nwagwu, stated that the facility is one of NAFIL’s efforts at diversification of its portfolios and enhancing its turnover while contributing its quota at meeting the welfare needs of NAF personnel and that of the general public. He noted that the company has gradually grown to become a leading investment outfit that manages contributions of NAF personnel.

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“It was to this end that NAFIL decided to identify a green area within Abuja to create facilities for recreation by our personnel and the general public. “This arcade and waterpark which is very well landscaped to enhance its ambience and aesthetics also boast of a games arcade which could also be used to host events, a large gazebo housing a restaurant and bar, a children’s play area, a football pitch, an outdoor fitness area and a natural fish pond. “This is to make sure there is something to attract every member of the family to our taste of hospitality.”

On his part, the FCT director, department of development control, Mukhtar Usman said the ANFIL park will add value to the recreational sector in the nation’s capital.

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