BY EDMOND ODOK – President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a get-well-soon message to United States (US) President Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, October 2, 2020.
A statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, quoted the President as also urging Nigerians to comply more with existing protocols on checking the coronavirus spread in the country.
The statement said; “President Muhammadu Buhari joins all citizens of United States of America in prayers for quick and full recovery of President Donald Trump and his wife, Melanie, who reportedly tested positive to COVID-19.”
It further stated that; “The President notes, with sympathy, that the incident of COVID-19 in the White House manifests the challenge posed by the pandemic across the world, and difficulty in containing the spread.”
“While wishing the American First Family speedy turnaround in their current health status, President Buhari urges more compliance among Nigerians to protocols, and adherence to advice of medical doctors, particularly epidemiologists,” the presidential spokesman said in the statement.