The Senior Special Assistant to the President, on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will be showcased as a Covid-19 hero in Africa, at the end of the pandemic.
The Presidential Spokesperson, who made this known in an interview, said that after the pandemic, not only would President Buhari be celebrated in the country, but across West Africa.
“I will end this conversation with a prediction: by the time this whole epidemic situation is over, this President will be showcased as Covid-19 hero, not only in Nigeria, but in the entire West African sub-region which he leads”, he boldly said.
Shehu in reaction to claims that pandemic has brought a halt to governance, stated that such reports are not true, as everyone including the President, Vice President, Ministers, Ministrie Departments and Agencies, MDAs, are busy at work.
He noted that they are not only focused on containing the viral disease, but to also continue the work of governance.
He said: “In the last two months, during this pandemic, we have seen the following: the Social Investment Programme, SIP, is running, and is being expanded to provide greater relief during the pandemic.
“The Federal Executive Council has resumed, albeit virtually, and if you have followed the meetings, you will be familiar with the various approvals issued, including one for a national agriculture mechanisation programme.”