COVID-19: Intensify your Research and Develop Vaccine, Buhari Challenges Nigerian Universities

As COVID-19 rages on, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday challenged universities in the country to intensify their research in order to develop vaccine to tackle the dreaded virus.

Buhari, represented by the Minister of State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, gave the challenge at the 5th and 6th combined convocation of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA).

The President explained that Nigerian Universities were supposed to be centres for scientific and technological discoveries, inventions, values and character formation as well as drivers of societal development. 

He revealed that the development of the vaccine would fortify Nigerians’ immune system against the virus.

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