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COVID-19: Buhari Not Briefing Nigerians ‘A Matter Of Style,’ Says Adesina

A file picture of President Muhammadu Buhari.



Mr Femi Adesina has defended President Muhammadu Buhari for not addressing Nigerians on the coronavirus (COVID-19) every day.

In opposition to the backdrop of the confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 within the nation numbering over 50, the President’s Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity believes his principal has a proper to his type of management.

He said this throughout his look on Channels Tv’s Politics In the present day on Thursday.

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Requested why the President didn’t transient Nigerians because it was completed in different international locations, Adesina mentioned, “It’s a matter of style”.

“The style that A adopts may not be the one that B adopts, and there is no style that you can call ‘this style’ for everybody. So, everybody is at liberty to adopt a style that suits him.”

Adesina, nevertheless, famous that the President had put sure measures in place to make sure data was handed by means of the fitting channels.

He listed these to incorporate the organising of a Presidential Process Drive on Coronavirus, in addition to briefings from the Federal Ministry of Well being and the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), amongst different stakeholders within the nation’s well being sector.

With these measures being operational, the presidential aide confused that there was no want for President Buhari to offer a daily briefing, so long as there was no communication breach.

He mentioned, “The type our President has adopted is to arrange a Presidential Process Drive headed by the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF), which briefs usually.

“You have got the Minister of Well being who briefs, you have got the Minister of State for Well being who briefs, you have got the NCDC who briefs; so you have got that chain and there’s no lack of understanding.”

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