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COVID-19: Buhari Reveals Approach Taken To Tackle Pandemic

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President Muhammadu Buhari-led hs said his administration is taking a two-step approach to curtail the outbreak of the disease in the country.

In a tweet on Sunday on its Twitter handle, the Presidency says the Buhari government is taking the approach as a national response to COVID-19.

Buhari added that the approach is to secure the lives of Nigerians and cushion the effect of coronavirus on businesses in Nigeria.

He said an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been set up to develop a comprehensive economic plan to respond to the disruptions and dislocations caused by the pandemic.

President Buhari added that he has also set up a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

He noted that his government has also rolled out several measures and directives on healthcare, border security, and fiscal and monetary policies in response to the pandemic, adding that more measures are coming.

“In Nigeria, we are taking a two-step approach. First, to protect the lives of our fellow Nigerians and residents living here and second, to preserve the livelihoods of workers and business owners.”

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