President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed as Champion that will coordinate the COVID-19 response in the West Africa sub-region. This was made know by his Media Side Femi Adesina.
According to Adesina, the “ECOWAS leaders at an extraordinary summit held by video conference.. appointed President Muhammadu Buhari as Champion that will coordinate the COVID-19 response in the sub-region.”
Also, Adesina said all the other Presidents have also agreed to support and made themselves available to President Buhari.
This resolution is coming with the increase in numbers of deaths and cases in sub-region. In the past few weeks, many International organizations have called on Africa leaders to brace up to the challenge of fighting the pandemic otherwise, Africa will be worse hit.