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Goodluck Jonathan rates governors’ response to Coronavirus

ABUJA, Nigeria – Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has given his opinion on the response to COVID-19 in the country.

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Nigeria, on Thursday confirmed 245 new cases of coronavirus, with Lagos State retaining the highest figures since the outbreak.

In total, Nigeria has 7267 confirmed cases, with 221deaths recorded.

Speaking during a webinar organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation on Friday, Jonathan commended the State governments in handling the outbreak of COVID-19.

The former president mentioned that the handling of cases by State governors was one of the positive things he has noticed in the management of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

According to him, “In Nigeria, I have seen one positive thing about the management of the COVID-19.
“We’ve seen the role played by the State governments, and some of the State governments are even looking at post-COVID-19 era and the economy of their people.”

“I have seen now what could be described as the devolution of powers with the governors,” Jonathan added.

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