PBM Under Panic As He Says ‘Democracy Is Under Threat Due To COVID-19 Pandemic’

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President Buhari has said during his speech on live broadcast saying democracy in Nigeria is under threat due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The Buhari, during his nationwide broadcast, said despite the harmful effect of the pandemic, his administration had taken recognition of the COVID-19 crisis as a motivation to develop a nationwide public health care systems to help overcome and prepare for any future pandemic.

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Giving an update on COVID-19 in Nigeria, Buhari added that the ease of lockdown in the country was to ensure a balance between lives and livelihoods.

“I receive a regular briefing from the PTF on COVID-19. The National Response during this time relies on science, Data, and Experience in making decisions.

“This informed the approval for the ease of the lockdown phase to ensure a balance between lives and livelihoods.

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“As we celebrate 2020 Democracy Day, fellow Nigerians let us remember that notwithstanding our aspirations, humanity and indeed democracy is under the threat of COVID-19.

“I am confident that the steps being taken by the PTF would result in flattening the COVID-19 curve.

“Government is determined to turn this COVID-19 challenge into motivation to action by building a nationwide public health care system that will help us overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for any future outbreak.”

Buhari further charged inventors, researchers, and scientists to come up with solutions to cure COVID-19, even as he urged Nigerians to obey approved guidelines and protocols.

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 “There is hope for us all if we take individual and collective responsibility,” he said.

The President, however, encouraged Nigerians to be confident as the nation will survive the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as many other crises before.

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