Nigeria- China bilateral relations were further strengthened with the visit of China committee of friends who donated hundred bags of rice to the NUJ, FCT council in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The leader of the Chinese delegation, Iju Zhao Long said China and Nigeria have a bond that makes both Nations friends in times joy and hurt and urged all stakeholders to join hands in defeating the dreaded virus.
Iju Long said the media was a very pivotal stakeholder in the fight against COVID-19 and as such should be celebrated as the front line health workers.
The leader of the delegation urged Nigerians to shun sentiments in the fight against the pandemic as unity was key in ending the scourge.
On receiving the palliatives FCT NUJ chairman Gabriel Ogbeche said the actions of the Chinese people was inspiring and assuring in the COVID-19 fight.
On his part secretary FCT NUJ council Ochiaka Ugwu said it was a good omen and assured of the even distribution of the palliatives amongst members of the union.
The leader of the Chinese delegation, Iju Zhao Long has urged Nigerians to put away issues of party loyalty and ethnicity in order to win this war against the COVID-19 pandemic.