As the Federal Government consider total lockdown to combat the spread of the pandemic, coronavirus, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Federal Government to immediately put in place measures to guarantee relief for poor Nigerians whose daily livelihood would be affected as a result of the restriction on movement.
The US Senate has unanimously passed the nation’s largest-ever rescue package late Wednesday, a $2 trillion lifeline to suffering Americans, critically depleted hospitals and an economy all ravaged by a rapidly spreading coronavirus crisis.
The Federal Medical Center (FMC), Yola has suspended visits to patients receiving treatment at the facility by members of their family in a move to stop the incursion and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adamawa State House of Assembly has constituted an Ad-hoc Committee to liaise with the Committee constituted by the State Government to work out modalities for the containment of the dreaded Coronavirus in the state.
A statement signed by the governor's Director General, Media and Communications, Solomon Kumangar noted that the action was sequel to dwindling resources following the advent of COVID-19 into the country.
The Chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari who was diagnosed with the dreaded coronavirus disease about 6 days ago has today assured Nigerians that he will be back at his duty post very soon.