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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received briefing from Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, and Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, on the latest development over Coronavirus and the reported strange disease in Kano.
Ehanire, who spoke to State House correspondents on the outcome of the closed door meeting in Abuja, said they briefed the president on the activities and overall positions of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the briefing of President Buhari by the minister and the Director General of the NCDC came barely 24 hours to the expiration of the 14-day extension to a lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigerian leader had on April 13 announced a 14-day extension to a lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states to combat the deadly virus.