China and Nigeria are strategic partners.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria hand-over the donation of PPEs to office of the First Lady of Nigeria H.E. Dr. Aisha Buhari, the donation which including Medical Facial Masks and Infrared Thermometers made by First Lady of China, Prof. Peng Liyuan, was donated to the First Lady of Nigeria H.E. Dr. Aisha Buhari. The donation are aimed to helping women and children in Nigeria to combat COVID-19.
The donation ceremony was attended by Mr. Zhao Yong, Deputy Ambassador of the Chinese Embassy and Dr. Hajo Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs.
While receiving the PPEs, First Lady of Nigeria H.E. Dr. Aisha Buhari who was represented by the Dr. Hajo Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, thanked the First Lady of China, Prof. Peng Liyuan for the kind gesture.
She said during the presentation “You will recall that sometimes in 2018, Nigeria and the first lady of Nigeria, her Excellency Dr. Mrs. Aisha Mohammadu Buhari happened to be one of the leading Africa’s First Lady that were invited at the FOCCA (Forum for the Cooperation of China and Africa) where leaders of the African countries met with His Excellency the President of China and the First lady of Nigeria, the First Lady of China pledged and promised to do everything possible to support African First ladies in their fight against HIV/AIDS, she has kept this promise and that is why we are here, she has extended her collaboration and cooperation not only on HIV/AIDS but with the emerging issue of COVID-19, she thought it very important for her to also look round to her sisters in Africa to extend her support towards their fight against COVID-19.
We are most grateful to the first lady of China, who has actually donated to all the African first ladies, today is a very important day for us and significantly has shown that the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and China is growing stronger and stronger, not only on the policy making and international policy but also at home for local issues that has to do with the people of Nigeria, on this note we are very grateful,” She said.
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