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COVID-19: Buhari’s aide opens up on Osinbajo whereabouts

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, May 7, has opened up the absence of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.

In an interview Adesina on Wazobia Radio, he insisted that Osinbajo is busy working with the Economic Sustainability Committee.

“He heads the Economic Sustainability Committee. They hold meetings and this news (items) are on the televisions,” he said.

Adesina noted that some of these meetings are now virtual or through videos, assuring that Osinbajo is hale and hearty.

He also explained that Lagos State secured a grant of N10billion from the Federal Government in the fight against the outbreak of COVID-19, because of their commitment to curb the pandemic.

“Technical support is very very important, very vey important… Lagos State got technical support before it got financial support, manpower support is very good, facility support is very good,” he added.

Meanwhile, Nigeria on Thursday night, May 7, has recorded another 381 new cases of Covid-19 and 4 deaths in Eighteen (18) states, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 3527 and 107 deaths.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Thursday night, on its official Twitter account.

As of Friday morning, 8th of May 2020, 381 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 3526 cases have been confirmed, 601 cases have been discharged and 107 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.

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