COVID-19: Coronavirus News Update For Sunday, May 24, 2020

May 24, 2020
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COVID-19: Coronavirus News Update For Sunday, May 24, 2020

Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Coronavirus (COVID-19) news headlines for today Sunday, May 24, 2020.

Below is a roundup of top stories on the COVID-19 disease

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Saturday, May 23, 2020, confirmed two hundred and sixty-five new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

This new update brings the overall confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to 7526, Naija News affirms.

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for Nigerians understanding as the country experience an extended lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, President Buhari stated that not government intentionally imposes tough measures on its citizens.

“No government would intentionally impose these tough and demanding measures on its citizens if it had a choice,” he said.

He asked Nigerians whose businesses and means of livelihoods were badly affected by the prolonged lockdown measures for their understanding and cooperation.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the handling of Coronavirus in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government is “positive.”

Naija News reports that the former Nigerian President shared his position on the handling of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by Nigeria and Africa at large when he featured in Webinar organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation on Friday, May 22.

Speaking during the Webinar tagged “Could democracy become the silent victim of COVID-19?” the former President said the efforts of state governors in the fight against the pandemic in various states in Nigeria is commendable.

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