Don’t kill Nigeria’s economy with COVID-19, Senate warns stakeholders


As FG admits poverty as potent weapon against it

Don't Kill Nigeria Economy with COVID 19, Senate warns

By Henry Umoru – Abuja

The Senate has called on stakeholders in the country not to kill the Nation’s economy with the adopted European style of fighting the Coronavirus, COVID -19 pandemic.

The Senate raised the alarm yesterday against the backdrop of the imported idea of fighting COVID -19.

Speaking during an interactive session between the Senate Committees on Aviation and Health and with stakeholders in the Aviation and Health Sectors on safety measures put on the ground in the wake of commencement of International and domestic flights in the country, Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation Committee, Senator Smart Adeyemi, APC, Kogi West said that though based on realities on the ground, COVID-19 is real,  but not potent in Nigeria and many of the African countries.

According to him, based on that reality, it is wrong for stakeholders in the country to be swallowing hook, line, and sinker, measures being adopted to…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper