President Muhammadu Buhari has finally spoken about the Coronavirus outbreak in the country which has led to the banning of public gatherings and shutting down of schools in the country.
In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President called for calm from Nigerians.
Buhari assured that his administration was taking steps to mitigate the effects on the Nigerian people.
Buhari assured Nigerians that government is on top of the situation, stressing that there is no cause for panic.
The President trusts the relevant Ministers in his cabinet and the officials of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), who are providing him with constant updates and professional counsel. These officials have a track record of competence.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) March 19, 2020