June 08, 2020: The government of Nigeria will be championing the setting up of a drone assembly plant which will be situated in Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria. The $1.2m plant which is in partnership with Beat Drone, Yuavi and the Ondo state government will enable the government to produce over 3,000 drones to aid in disinfecting all 36 states and the FCT and ensure Nigerians can go back to their business activities.

Post-Covid-19, these drones will be used in eliminating mosquitoes of which account for malaria that has killed over 300,000 people annually. While the government will also utilise the drones on the farmlands to aid increase in harvest yields and reduce cost for farmers.

The government is also engaging other private and government organisations such as universities, port Authorities, etc in providing drones to disinfect their premises as the lockdown is being eased gradually.

Beat Drone is a drone service provider, which utilises its drones in agriculture, oil & gas, renewable energy inspections, construction surveys, mining survey, telecommunication tower inspection and power line inspection.

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