The All Progressives Congress (APC) has recommended the efforts of the Federal and State governments’ at discovering Nigeria’s first case of Coronavirus, describing the feat as being ‘proactive’.
The Federal Authorities had confirmed Nigeria’s first case of COVID-19 on Friday morning, stating that the virus was detected in an Italian citizen who got here to the nation on a enterprise journey.
The occasion in a press release by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, mentioned the feat, already recognised by the World Well being Organisation (WHO), reveals that the Federal Authorities is demonstrating a clear and efficient communication with Nigerians on developments of the index case.
“Following the report of Nigeria’s first case of coronavirus (COVID-19), the All Progressives Congress (APC) commends the proactive work and coordination being carried out by the Federal Ministry of Well being, Nationwide Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Lagos and Ogun State Governments together with different well being establishments, personnel and states.
“The feat of discovering the nation’s first case inside 24 hours and results of take a look at inside four hours is pointer to the capability of this authorities to handle and cope with the outbreak, a feat recognised and recommended by the World Well being Organisation (WHO) at a information convention for an replace on the worldwide outbreak.
“In managing outbreaks such because the coronavirus, clear and efficient communication is vital and this authorities has demonstrated this in no unsure means by means of supply of up-to-date and well timed info on developments, measures being taken and progress made,” the assertion learn partially.
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The APC known as on Nigerians to remain alert and work intently with the federal government in guaranteeing that rumours usually are not unfold to create panic whereas charging residents to report suspected instances to the suitable authorities.
“Medical amenities to cope with any eventuality are additionally in place and in high gear. We name on all residents to remain alert however assured.
“It is a time when actual patriots put in their very own optimistic shifts along side the federal government. It’s not a time to unfold worry and hearsay. We name on all Nigerians to disregard folks in search of to create panic by means of faux information. All of us ought to rely solely on the official sources of data on the coronavirus.
“Amongst different remedy successes being recorded in instances of coronavirus, China has shared its remedy process of coronavirus with Nigeria as disclosed by the well being minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire. Our dealing with of the Ebola outbreak was exemplary. We name on all Nigerians to stay upbeat and assured that this too will likely be one other good outing for us,” it burdened.