Coronavirus: Health Minister reveals what he discussed with Buhari on Saturday


Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, to address the inquiries he had on the coronavirus episode in the nation.

Ehanire, alongside the Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, met with Buhari in Aso Rock.

Addressing writers after the gathering, Ehanire said they additionally advised Buhari on the essential measures to be taken to check the spread of COVID-19 in the nation.

“It is to respond to a couple of inquiries that His Excellency had about the wellbeing segment which we accepted the open door to clarify further. The takeaway is that we have had the option to explain a couple of things being referred to in regards to the state we are in on the coronavirus ailment episode in Nigeria.

“All things considered, I clarified those issues, the circumstance and what the projection would be going ahead and the measures we think would be extremely fundamental right now,” Ehanire said.

Nigeria as of now has 89 affirmed coronavirus cases across 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).