Covid-19: The United Nations gives verdict on Nigeria’s response so far
The UN has scored Nigeria high over her response to the coronavirus outbreak. The rating was actually given by the secretary-general of the UN, Antonio Guterres. Guterres pointed out that as a developing country, Nigeria did much better than other nations who are considered more advanced.
The rating was given by the secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres on Friday, April 3, in New York during a press briefing. Guterres mentioned Nigeria as one of the developing countries in the world that have demonstrated the capacity to respond to the global pandemic.
The UN chief said that he was especially impressed with the fact that Nigeria was able to put in place a hospital in a stadium compared to some developed nations who experienced a lot of difficulties in efforts to give similar responses.
Guterres pointed out that as a developing country, Nigeria did much better than other nations who are considered more advanced.
He said: “So, there are efforts done by countries in the developing world that we should point to because they represent a very strong determination.”