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BREAKING: Ex-President Jonathan breaks silence on COVID-19

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For the first time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria, former President Goodluck Jonathan has aired his voice.

TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Goodluck Jonathan took to his official social media platforms to air his voice on the pandemic, encouraging Nigerians not to despair at this time.

“Today our world faces a global crisis that threatens our peace, hope, and freedoms. Across the globe is the climate of  fear, havoc, and consequences of a new enemy, Coronavirus Disease- COVID – 19.

“Dear Compatriot, this is not a time to fear or despair;  it is a moment of responsibility, courage and faith. It is time to demonstrate good citizenship by yielding to relevant  policies and guidelines put in place by government and its agencies to combat the challenge of COVID- 19.

“As a country, ours is a history of many triumphs in times of global and national challenges.In 2014, through solidarity and unity of purpose, we combated the dreaded Ebola virus.

“More than ever before, now is the time for action, solidarity and patriotism. Let’s all brace up and work together to combat this new scourge COVID- 19,” the former President stated.

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