More than 24-hours after Nigeria’s Ministry of Health announced the first confirmed case of Coronavirus in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to speak on the issue.
The virus, which was first identified in Wuhan, China, has spread globally, affecting more than 80,000 people, in nearly 50 countries.
A yet-to-be identified Italian, who arrived in Nigeria, on February 24, aboard a Turkish Airline flight, brought the virus into the country.
Buhari, known to hurriedly sympathise with foreign nations during tragic occasions, is however, yet to address Nigerians on the discovery of the virus in the country, and disclose what his administration is doing to contain the spread of the disease.
As at the time of filing in this report, the President was till yet to address the issue, in whatever form.