ABUJA, Nigeria – The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Thursday, commended the immediate past First Lady, Patience Jonathan for her contribution towards the fight against Coronavirus.
In a series of tweets, Aisha Buhari praised Mrs Jonathan for donating her hotel in Abuja as a COVID-19 isolation centre.
The tweet read: “APPRECIATION #GETINVOLVED #FIGHTCOVID19
I would like to express my appreciation to all those who responded to our call through my GET INVOLVED INITIATIVE to contribute towards the fight against COVID 19.
“I thank Nigerians particularly all Former First Ladies for their Goodwill and some contributions in kind, especially Dame Patience Jonathan for willingly releasing her hospital that’s in court but still under her possession to be used as a COVID -19 isolation center TEMPORARILY.
“All the donated items including hospital beds, bedsheets, Personal Protective Equipment-PPE and medications will be distributed immediately to centres where they will be utilized appropriately.
” It is my earnest prayers for the end of this global pandemic.”
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, had on Wednesday, confirmed 91 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.
The update now brings the tally of confirmed cases to 873 in Nigeria.