President Muhammadu Buhari has requested Nigerians to not panic concerning the information of the primary case of COVID-19 within the nation whereas calling for vigilance from residents.
In a press release by his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday, President Buhari warned in opposition to undue alarm, stressing that it’ll do extra hurt than good to the nation.
The assertion learn partially: “President Muhammadu Buhari notes with disappointment, the latest affirmation of a case of Covid-19 an infection in Lagos, Nigeria. This was regardless of the ardent efforts of the federal government relating to preparedness and response measures put in place in our nation’s borders and past.
“President Buhari urges Nigerians to not panic concerning the information of this primary case of Covid-19 in our nation, as undue alarm would do us extra hurt than good.”
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He recommended state governments and companies in any respect ranges for his or her response to the reported case.
“President Buhari, nonetheless, commends the Federal Ministry of Well being and different related companies whose diligence and effectivity enabled the case to be detected, identified and remoted shortly, even whereas swift measures have been taken to determine and comply with up on these with whom the index affected person got here into contact.
“The President commends the responses of the Federal Ministry of Well being and Governments of Lagos and Ogun States in addition to different related companies to the reported incident and requires vigilance on the a part of all residents and accountable authorities companies.”
President Buhari urged Nigerians to strictly observe the advisories disseminated by the Ministry of Well being, Nigeria Centre for Illness Management and the World Well being Organisation (WHO), on one of the simplest ways to forestall an infection.