The President of United States Of America USA Donald J Trump called Muhammadu Buhari to discuss over the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Donald Trump solidarized with Nigeria over the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Lai Mohammed, minister of information, who disclosed this at the media briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19, the US president promised to send across ventilators to Nigeria.
The minister said Buhari briefed the US president about the steps Nigeria is taking to curb the spread of the disease.
“President Muhammadu Buhari today had a phone conversation with President Donald Trump, at the request of the American President,” he said.
Confirming the call Bashir Ahmad Personal Assistant to Buhari on New Media said: President Muhammadu Buhari had a phone conversation with the US President Donald Trump today, the two leaders discussed Nigeria’s efforts to defeat the COVID–19 Pandemic, and President Trump pledged US support and solidarity.
“The conversation centred on Nigeria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Buhari used the opportunity to brief the American President on the steps that Nigeria is taking to contain the spread of the disease.
“On his part, President Trump assured that the United States stand in solidarity with Nigeria in this difficult time and promised to send ventilators to support the country in its fight against the pandemic. President Trump also extends his best regards to the people of Nigeria.”
Nigeria currently has 1,337 coronavirus cases after 11,426 tests while the US has 1,013,508 cases after 5,718,891 tests.