COVID-19: Okonjo-Iweala warns “Africa’s window for containment is narrowing”

Following the continuous spread of the dangerous coronavirus disease, Ex-Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has cautioned seriously against church, mosque and market gathering.

Iweala took to her Twitter account on Sunday to express that Africa’s window for containment is narrowing, therefore, people should adhere to warnings and instructions and avoid public gatherings.

She said,” Africa’s window for containment is narrowing!

”As of March 28, there are 4,106 cases in 46 countries with 124 deaths.

”Still too many reports and videos of people gathering in churches, mosques and markets.

”Spread the word! Don’t congregate. Save lives .”

Review that eight new cases of the dangerous virus have been confirmed in Nigeria.

As stated by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) the patients are in FCT, Kaduna, Osun and Oyo States,

Nigeria presently has 97 confirmed cases of the virus.