LOKOJA The President of the United States of Americs ( USS) Donald J Trump has energised his Nigerian Counterpart President Muhammadu Buhari not to despair in the face of the unwarranted fatalities suffered by the Country but to put his trust in God.
Ina Statement signed by Femi Adesina, the President’s Spokesman, on Tuesday night and made available to AgubaSun noted that the Us president gave the word of encouragement during a telephone conversation with president Buhari over the deadly effect of Covid 19 on both Countries.
Adesina added that “President Buhari expressed condolences to the government and people of the United States over the fatalities recorded, and equally expressed worry at the high rate of deaths recorded across the world.
“The associated negative impacts of the pandemic on the world’s economy also came up for discussion.”
He said the Nigerian President “lauded his American counterpart for the various initiatives adopted by his government to contain the further spread of the virus across the United States.”
Buhari “indicated Nigeria’s readiness to cooperate with the United States to fight this common unseen enemy.”
President Buhari “informed Trump that Nigeria had taken a number of proactive measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 across the country,” according to Adesina.
The President also “welcomed the valuable friendship and expressed appreciation to President Trump for reaching out at this time.”