COVID-19: Buhari, health minister, NCDC boss meet in Aso Rock (Photos)
NEWS DIGEST – President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, have just rounded off a meeting at the State House, Abuja.
In attendance was the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ikekweazu.
The photographs of the meeting, just uploaded online by the President’s social media aide, Bashir Ahmad, showed Buhari and the other officials observing social distancing during the meeting.
According to the aide, the Minister of Health and Director-General of NCDC were in the Presidential villa to give Buhari updates on the raging coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria now has 81 confirmed cases with three discharged and one death.
President @MBuhari this afternoon, received briefings from Minister of Health, @DrEOEhanire and Director-General of @NCDCgov, Dr. @Chikwe_I as Nigeria intensifies and introduces new measures to curtail and prevent the spread of #COVID19 outbreak in the country. #COVID19Nigeria pic.twitter.com/N8svUAfWse
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) March 28, 2020