- The Nigerian Air Force has helped in airlifting healthcare personnel and equipment around the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
- The force also assisted in bringing back NCDC experts from Congo Brazzaville
- The contributions of the Nigerian Air Force to the fight against COVID-19 has proved to be crucial
Following the efforts to check coronavirus in the country, the Nigerian Air Force has helped in airlifting healthcare personnel, equipment, and supplies around the country amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The force has also brought back NCDC experts from Congo Brazzaville. It also helps to produce liquid oxygen for hospitals.
The contributions of the Nigerian Air Force to the fight against COVID-19 has proved to be crucial as airports in the country remain closed.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday evening, April 13, address the country in a live national broadcast that will be aired on the NTA and other media outlets by 7pm.
A brief statement from the media office of the president announced this on Twitter on Monday afternoon.
Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, enjoined television and radios to hook up with the mother network services.
In another report, a cross-section of Nigerians have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to relax the lookdown which was imposed in some states as part of measures to check the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The citizens speaking with Legit TV urged the federal government to discontinue the lockdown to allow people to go outside and work.
The concerned citizens who expressed their frustration over the lockdown described the situation as challenging.
Also, a popular Nollywood actor, Mike Godson, has shared how the coronavirus lockdown is gravely affecting his welfare.
In an open letter to the vice president of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, he said though he appreciates the tough measures the government has put in place to check the spread of the virus, he is feeling the economic consequence of the action.
He said that at the point of writing the letter, he has finished the last soup in his house and there is presently no hope of where he could any other meal.
The popular actor said that the lockdown has also held up his means of making money as the law has proscribed any form of social gathering.
He said that if the vice president’s house were near, he would have visited him just to get food even with the fear of being arrested.
In his final words, he asked him if the relief packages prepared by the federal government will get to where he lives in Lagos state.
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