Chinese coronavirus experts will arrive Nigeria today 8th April, 2020 to aid in fight against coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the globe. This is coming despite opposition by the Nigerian Medical Association and the general masses.
According to the Executive Director, CCECC, Mr Jacques Liao, the visiting 15-member medical team from China will arrive the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on a chattered Air Peace aircraft.
He also echoed that the team’s primary purpose is to provide CECC employees with critical and necessary healthcare expertise to help in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his words, “All members of the working team have tested negative for COVID-19 and shall commence their stay in Nigeria by spending 14 days in quarantine.
“The primary purpose of the team is to provide CCECC employees with critical and necessary health care assistance. They are also coming with adequate personal protective equipment and medical items for the employees.”
“In keeping with our corporate value, “Stride with Nigeria”, CCECC is participating in the construction of two COVID-19 response facilities in the FCT for free as part of its Corporate Social Responsibilities. The facilities are a 196-bed “ThisDay Dome Treatment Centre,” in collaboration with Sahara Team and Arise News; and the 150-bed “Idu Depot Treatment Centre.”