President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address Nigerians on the situation of the country regarding the Coronavirus pandemic.
According to a terse statement by a presidential media aide, Femi Adesina, the President’s address will be broadcast to the nation on Sunday evening.
Mr Adesina added that the broadcast, scheduled for 7pm, will be on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN.
Recall that there had been calls by many Nigerians on the President to address the nation regarding the deadly virus, especially as the number of infected cases keeps soaring to the roof.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that as at today, about 97 cases have been confirmed by the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, said that as at 10:40p.m. on March 28, Nigeria had additional eight cases.
The centre said that four of the cases were from Oyo State, two from Abuja, one from Kaduna State and one from Osun.
According to the centre, this brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 97, with three discharged and one death recorded.