President Muhammadu Buhari says only a collective international approach will reduce the devastating effect of COVID-19, while assuring that the Federal Government will make
President Buhari, who participated in a virtual Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement, NAM on Monday, said national, regional and global strategies would be required to tackle the pandemic, which, he said, had ravaged humanity and caused unprecedented devastation to the well-being of people, their livelihoods, and global economy.
He said the theme of the extra-ordinary Summit “United Against COVID-19 Pandemic“, aptly reflects the importance for a proactive approach and the need for multilateral cooperation in finding quick solutions to the challenges that Covid-19 pandemic poses to our countries.
The President in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that the task before the international community remains daunting, and more needs to be done to reduce the impact of Covid-19.
Buhari says, “It is now clearly evident that no nation can independently and singlehandedly tackle a pandemic of this nature which is no respecter of borders, regions or status“.