President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised to give priority attention to the health and safety of Nigerians.
The president made the promise yesterday when he received in audience the Co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, and the President of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The president, in a statement by his spokesman, Dele Alake, said his administration would do all that was required to make their work in Nigeria and Africa successful, particularly in the area of eradicating polio, measles, malaria and other diseases from the continent.
Tinubu commended Bill Gates’ efforts in the area of climate change and in eradicating polio and malaria from Africa.
In his remarks Dangote congratulated Tinubu on his election and the successful assumption of office. He said the visit to the villa was to brief the president on the activities of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Aliko Dangote Foundation, highlighting their commitment to improving the health sector in Nigeria.