By John Okeke
In its bid to curb the wide-spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China has donated preventive medical materials to Nigeria.
Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian who made the presentation through the Nigeria Ministry of Foreign Affairs
expressed gratitude to Nigeria government for its strong support and assistance in various means, especially towards Chinese nationals residing in Nigeria.
“At the most difficult moment in our fight against the outbreak of Covid-19, China received strong political support and assistance in various means from the government and good people of Nigeria, ” he said.
The envoy expressed China’s readiness in sharing information and experience with Nigeria and strengthen cooperation on containment, treatment, and vaccines in response to the Covid-19 challenges.
While receiving the materials on behalf of the Nigerian government, the Director, Policy Plan & Research Statistics, Mr. Lot Egopija alongside the Director, Training & Welfare, Mrs. I.R Ocheni of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the Chinese government for the support shown towards fighting the global pandemic.