President Muhammed Buhari has said that China’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have been exemplary, as well as the country’s collaboration with international agencies and other countries.
In a statement released by the Special Assistance to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Sunday while the President extended his good wishes to President Xi Jinping and citizens of the People’s Republic of China during this trying time.
He noted that China has been exceptionally supportive of Nigeria and Africa, and even more so in recent years, therefore, it is important to let China know that Nigeria and her citizens are also standing by them during this outbreak.
With all the efforts being put in, we know that it is only a matter of time before this nightmare passes.
He used this opportunity to thank Nigerians for their hospitality towards the Chinese nationals in our midst, and for not letting the coronavirus outbreak create any disturbance or disrupt the peaceful coexistence between us and them. He prayed that God will comfort the Chinese and others who have already lost family members and loved ones to the disease.