ANKARA

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and a top Nigerian entrepreneur have launched a coalition of private sector organizations to support the country’s efforts aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus, local media reported.

In a joint statement Wednesday, Dangote, who heads Dangote Industries Limited, and Wigwe, who is the managing director of the Access Bank Group, announced launching the of the Coalition Against Coronavirus (COCAVID).

The initiative will involve set up of “fully-equipped medical tents” to be used for housing patients as well as serve as training, testing, isolation and treatment centers.

The coalition will also provide a

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