The medical team from China has arrived Nigeria with the second batch of medical supplies to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, the team boarded Air peace airline from Beijing to Nigeria.
A Twitter user identified as @Ulsherlan posted the news of the Chinese medical personnel arrival stating that 15 Chinese doctors are in Nigeria, adding that he hopes they came with the vaccine or a cure, if not their coming was a waste of resources.
According to media reports, the materials brought in by the flight, includes ventilators, testing kits, disinfectant machines, disposable medical masks, medicines, rubber gloves, protective gowns, goggles, face shields, infrared thermometer, and other critical and clinical health care items.
The flight, Boeing B777-200 landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today, the 8th of April, 2020.
On arrival, the medical personnel were welcomed by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, Nigeria’s Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire and other Officials.
Subsequently, Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad confirmed that the experts will be quarantined for 14 days before they are allowed to begin work.