Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come to the aid of his state in containing the spread of coronavirus.
He urged the president and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to assist his state with logistics and technical support in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
The Sokoto State Governor stated this during a statewide broadcast on COVID-19 on Monday.
Tambuwal further stated that the state has recorded 66 cases of COVID-19 with eight deaths.
He said: “Due to the rising statistics in Sokoto State, I wish to appeal to Mr President and the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 to intervene in our state, through the provision of logistics and technical support, with a view to stemming the disturbing trend.”
He also commiserated with families of the deceased and prayed for continuous protection against the deadly virus.