Coronavirus: Buhari Sets to Address Nigerians This Sunday, Dangote Tests Negative – 247Gist&JobsUpdate

Coronavirus: Buhari Sets to Address Nigerians This Sunday, Dangote Tests Negative

After so many days since the outbreak of coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address the nation concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina stated this few minutes ago.
“President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 7:00 PM.
The short statement further asked radio, television and other media houses to stay tuned and hook up to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).
“Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast”, said Mr. Femi Adesina.
This came days after Nigerians had clamoured for the president to speak to them and allay their fears concerning the spreading virus.
Many Nigerians have fuelled fake on so many social media handles that the president tested positive to COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has informed Nigerians that he is negative to COVID-19. Mr. Dangote disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being. As a global citizen and business leader, I took the COVID-19 test and the result came back NEGATIVE.(1/2)
The 62-year-old billionaire then continued,
“Coalition Against COVID-19 is an initiative that I am leading with other private sector leaders & our common goal is to support ongoing Government initiatives with our resources in the fight against COVID-19. We are in this together and I am optimistic we will overcome.(2/2)

 

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday revealed that Nigeria now has 97 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus.

Here are the breakdown according to NCDC; Lagos – 59; FCT – 16; Ogun – 3; Enugu- 2; Ekiti – 1; Oyo – 7; Edo – 2; Bauchi – 2; Osun -2; Rivers – 1; Benue- 1; and Kaduna – 1.