Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President has extended his good wishes to President Xi Jinping and citizens of the People’s Republic of China.
Eye9ja reports that President Buhari’s message to China comes as in the midst of coronavirus, an illness that has created a huge health challenge, with infections and deaths soaring.
Buhari described the season a trying time for China.
In his words, Buhari in his statement to China said; “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 on the matter,” Buhari said.
“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,” presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu said.
Eye9ja also learned that President Buhari also 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.