Policy Advisory Note: Review of Governance and Co-ordination of Nigeria's COVID-19 response

Author: PERL

The Federal Government of Nigeria, like many African countries, are simultaneously battling a public health crisis as well as an economic crisis. Coupled with limited real-time data at the subnational levels, tough choices would have to be made based on trade-offs and then effectively communicated to a diverse audience, mainly living below the poverty line. This first note reviews the Governance and Co-ordination of Nigeria’s COVID response and attempts to provide some forward-looking insights.