Chief of staff to president Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari has alleged that some members of house of representatives are refusing medical screening at the airports over covid-19 pandemic.
Kyari, in a letter written to the speaker house of representatives, Hon. Gbajabiamila Femi, said some members of the house are refusing to subject themselves to medical screening at the airports
He urged the speaker to direct ” all members of the house of representatives who returned to Nigeria from foreign trips to report themselves to the nearest NCDC test centre with immediate effect”.
In recent times, the numbers of COVID-19 pandemic has increased in Nigeria up to 35 with Lagos leading.
According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, “Five new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 2 in FCT, 2 in Lagos & 1 in Edo 2 cases are returning travellers from the UK. As at 09:45 am on 23rd March, there are 35 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged.