Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has called on Nigerians 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.
Mr. Jonathan made this known in a statement on Thursday, urging Nigerians to brace up, working together to defeat corona virus scourge.
The former president stated, “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.
He noted that Nigeria had a history of many triumphs in times of global and national challenges and that in 2014, the country defeated the dreaded Ebolo virus through solidarity and unity of purpose.
“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,” Jonathan added.