President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders in expressing his support and good wishes to President Xi Jinping and citizens of the People’s Republic of China, as the country battles to overcome the outbreak of coronavirus.
The President’s made his feelings known in an issued statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja.
According to the Nigerian leader, China’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have been exemplary, as well as the country’s collaboration with international agencies and other countries on the matter.
President Buhari noted that China had been exceptionally supportive of Nigeria and Africa, and even more so in recent years; therefore, it is important to let China know that Nigeria and her citizens are also standing by them during this outbreak.
China’s National Health Commission confirmed an additional two-thousand-one-hundred-and-two new cases of infection of coronavirus as at January 31st, with two-hundred-and-sixty-eight new severe cases and two-hundred-and-fifty-nine deaths recorded.