President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday afternoon had a telephone conversation with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, during which the two leaders shared ideas on how to successfully combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
The two leaders commiserated with each other on fatalities in their countries, occasioned by the Coronavirus disease.
A statement on from Femi Adesina spokesman to President Buhari said the president expressed condolences to the government and people of the United States over the fatalities recorded, and equally expressed worry at the high rate of deaths recorded across the world.
The statement said the associated negative impacts of the pandemic on the world’s economy also came up for discussion and that the Nigerian President lauded his American counterpart for the various initiatives adopted by his government to contain the further spread of the virus across the United States.
He indicated Nigeria’s readiness to cooperate with the United States to fight this common unseen enemy.
President Buhari informed that Nigeria had taken a number of proactive measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 across the country.
The President welcomed the valuable friendship and expressed appreciation to President Trump for reaching out at this time.