UN chief commends Nigeria’s response to coronavirus pandemic


United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has commended Nigeria’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Speaking during a virtual news briefing in New York yesterday, Guterres singled out Nigeria as one of the developing countries that have “shown a remarkable capacity to respond’’.

“I have to say this; some of these developing countries have shown a remarkable capacity to respond.

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“I was quite impressed to see, for instance, Nigeria putting in place and immediately establishing a hospital.

“And I saw difficulties in countries that are much more developed to do quickly the same,’’ Guterres said in response to a question.


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