The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunmimbe Mamora, has debunked the news about free deoxyribonucleic acid tests popularly known as free DNA tests for Nigerians.
The minister disclosed this in an interview with The Punch in Abuja.
Some Nigerians had taking to popular micro-blogging site, Twitter, with claims that the minister had said government hospitals and clinics would conduct free DNA tests.
The tweets had generated several reactions. While certain individuals expressed joy at the opportunity of exposing paternity fraud, other citizens wondered if the government would be able to finance the free tests.
Anyway Mamora has said it’s a rumour.