Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the handling of Coronavirus in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government is “positive.”
Naija News reports that the former Nigerian President shared his position on the handling of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by Nigeria and Africa at large when he featured in Webinar organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation on Friday, May 22.
Speaking during the Webinar tagged “Could democracy become the silent victim of COVID-19?” the former President said the efforts of state governors in the fight against the pandemic in various states in Nigeria is commendable.
Former President Jonathan said pandemic has forced some African countries to be proactive as they take steps they would ordinarily not take. He added that countries affected by the pandemic would have good stories to share about it.
His words: “In Nigeria, I have seen one thing about the management of the COVID-19 which is also positive,” he said.
“We’ve seen the role played by the state governments, and some of the state governments are even looking post-COVID-19 era the economy of their people.
“And I have seen what could be described as the devolution of powers with the governors,” the former Nigerian leader opined.