President Buhari holds phone conversation with Donald Trump – update
President Muhammadu Buhari had a phone conversation with the President of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump today, April 28.
ElombahNews gathered that the two leaders discussed Nigeria’s efforts to defeat the COVID–19 pandemic,.
During the conversation, President Trump pledged support and solidarity to help Nigeria overcome the challenges occasioned by COVID19.
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENTS BUHARI, TRUMP IN PHONE CONVERSATION
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday afternoon received a telephone call from American President, Donald Trump, during which the two leaders commiserated with each other on fatalities in their countries, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
They also shared ideas on how to successfully combat the health emergency.
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.
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.
He indicated Nigeria’s readiness to cooperate with the United States to fight this common unseen enemy.
President Buhari informed that Nigeria had taken a number of proactive measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 across the country.
The President welcomed the valuable friendship and expressed appreciation to President Trump for reaching out at this time.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
April 28, 2020