COVID-19: Health Minister reveals what he discussed with Buhari on Saturday

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, to respond to the answer the questions he had on the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Ehanire, alongside the Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, met with Buhari in Aso Rock.

Addressing journalists after the meeting, Ehanire said they also briefed Buhari on the necessary measures to be taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

“It is to answer a few questions that His Excellency had about the health sector which we took the opportunity to explain further. The takeaway is that we have been able to clarify a few things in question regarding the state we are in on the coronavirus disease outbreak in Nigeria.

“Well, I clarified those problems, the situation and what the projection would be going forward and the measures we think would be very necessary at this time,” Ehanire said.

Nigeria as of now has 97 confirmed coronavirus cases across 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).