Buhari tasks governors on collaboration
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed the outcome of a meeting he held with the State governors on Monday afternoon.
In a tweet, the Buhari said: “In my meeting with the Governors today, I informed them that I have directed the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 to work very closely with all State Governors. To succeed in containing this pandemic we have to improve collaboration.
“I also stressed the need for extensive public education and enlightenment. We need to continue to educate and persuade Nigerians to accept the reality of the situation and do all that is necessary to stay safe.”
Meanwhile, the Buhari has said he will no longer address the nation today to give an update on COVID-19.
Buhari’s address was earlier announced by Aliyu Sani, the national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said no address was planned for today.
Disclosing this via his official Twitter handle, Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Buhari said: “No presidential broadcast on COVID-19 updates today. None was planned. Rather, the Presidential Task Force will during its usual media briefings bring the nation up to speed on the next steps.”
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