Previous Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Monday, portrayed President Muhammadu Buhari’s pre-recorded communicate to the country on Sunday evening as a stupendous shame to Nigerians.
Candid in an announcement in Abuja, said that Nigerians were disillusioned in Buhari’s discourse since it missed the mark concerning a “presidential emergency communicate” contrasted with what world pioneers are offering to their residents right now.
He said that Nigerians would have excused the President on the off chance that he had adhered to his choice not to address Nigerians on endeavors being done to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the nation, rather than being “wide in sweeping statements and short on points of interest.”
Straight to the point stated: “The communicate was more terrible than COVID-19 since it neglected to layout a particular guide on how Nigeria can win this undetectable war.
“Any measure from the Federal Government that doesn’t propel Nigeria’s reaction to the COVID-19 will at last hurt Nigerians.
“The President has not just lost valuable reaction time, he is yet losing time while the pace of disease is consistently developing in the nation.
“Nigerians were profoundly baffled that rather than a live communicate – with the media allowed the chance to look for explanations to support Nigerians – the President selected a pre-recorded and stilted message.
“He just played back to Nigerians what most specialists have suggested and which many state governments have just begun executing.
“While Ghana with around 28 million populace is assaulting the pandemic with $100 million, Nigeria with more than 200 million individuals is moving toward the infection with an immaterial N15 billion which means generally $40 million passing by the overarching conversion scale. It is safe to say that we are being not kidding and responsive here?”
He complimented the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, for engaging Chief Executives of business banks to help the Federal Government’s battle against the pandemic.
He anyway approached people and corporate bodies that have promised monetary help to contain the infection in the nation not to handover such assets to the organization on the off chance that they don’t need their well deserved assets plundered.
“They ought to rather band together with singular state governments to guarantee that the assets are wisely spent like the model that GTBank has done in association with the Lagos State Government by raising a 100-bed medical clinic for the disengagement and treatment of affirmed cases,” he said.