President Muhammadu Buhari in his capacity as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, earlier today approved the donation of $500,000 to the government of Guinea Bissau.
A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday, said the president also dispatched the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau.
The presidential aide stated that the President had in response to an urgent request for assistance by the Government of Guinea Bissau graciously approved support to the country’s election process. He said the assistance included 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, five Hilux vans, two light trucks and 500,000 dollars.
Meanwhile, the action of the President has since generated various reactions on Twitter.
Read some of the tweets:
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