President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned against panic and fear. Buhari promised that his government was taking measures to “mitigate the effects on the Nigerian people.”A statement issued and signed by Buhari’s press aide, Garba Shehu, said: “Nigeria, like every other nation around the globe, is managing the unexpected and unprecedented effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.”To avoid the spread of cases imported into Nigeria, the President has ordered the constraints of traveling from 13 nations, each with more than 1,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
The government has suspended visas issued to nationals of these states. The restriction will take effect and will stay until further notice. While Nigeria delights in welcoming the planet, security and the safety of our citizens and land must take priority.”The various agencies of government such as Media possessed by the authorities have embarked on vigorous efforts promoting hygiene steps.
There are, now, very stringent regimes of tests at air and sea entry into the country’s points. Buhari assured Nigerians that government is in addition to the situation, stressing, “There is no cause for panic.
So far measures are currently working efficiently. This country is performing has been advocated as a template””The President trusts the relevant Ministers in his cupboard and the officials of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), who is providing him with continuous updates and professional counsel. These officials have a track record of competence,” the statement added.