Member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have appointed President Muhammadu Buhari as the coordinator of the sub-regions’ response to coronavirus.
Nigeria’s presidential spokesman Femi Adesina tweeted about this today, expressed optimism that “all the other Presidents will be available to support President Buhari.
Before Buhari’s appointment, ECOWAS leaders had deliberated on the effects of coronavirus which has halted economic and normal activities in their countries during a summit held via video conference.
IN THE MEANTIME – The government of China has donated 48Million naira to Nigeria as part of its contribution to help fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the country in Abuja today, the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, noted that China had immensely contributed to Nigeria’s development.
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