President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday 16th May 2020, received President Embalo of Guinea Bissau in Abuja, where he was presented with the Madagascan Covid-19 Syrup for consideration.
President Muhammadu Buhari who was happy to receive President Embalo, reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians.
He stated this at an audience meeting with President Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine as shared to African nations by Madagascar,
President Buhari said his position on all such herbal or traditional medicinal postulates had remained the same.
On the main reason for his visit, President Embalo said having stabilized his country after the tussles that attended the general elections won by him, he came to seek counsel from his “father,” President Buhari on his plan for a “government of national unity” and a proposed war against corruption in his country.
He also said that his new government met a country beset with a number of issues and problems, the resolution of which would require tremendous assistance from the big brother, Nigeria.
In response to these demands, the Nigerian leader commended General Embalo on his confirmation as President and for stabilizing the country
President Buhari restated the determination of Nigeria to keep West Africa politically stable and promised to support the new government in Guinea Bissau.
He also used the opportunity of the visit to praise the good work that the President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, who is the current Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is doing in the sub-region, and commended him for keeping him informed of all that is happening around.