Connect with us


Coronavirus: Nigeria pleads China for technical support



Spread the love

Nigeria’s Ministry of Health (FMoH), has called on the Chinese Government to lend its technical support to the fight against Coronavirus (COVID19), in the country, following 36 confirmed cases, two discharged and one death recorded.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made the plea, when the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, made a donation of medical supplies and equipment to the ministry, on Monday in Abuja.

Read Also:  COVID-19: Patience Jonathan's hotel to be converted to isolation centre amid EFCC forfeiture order

Ehanire commended the Chinese government for winning the fight against COVID19 as businesses and organisations have been allowed to reopen.

He said that the measures implemented by the Chinese government during the outbreak would be instructive to the country in order to control the virus.

The minister said that the experience in China reinforced the importance of listening to science and public health experts during pandemic events.

Read Also:  COVID-19: Osinbajo holds video-conferecing with governors on ways to tackle pandemic

He, therefore, asked the Chinese government to support Nigeria with its public health experts that would aide the country to review its strategies.

He said that Nigeria would like to learn from the Chinese government on how they were able to put in place unprecedented containment and social distancing measures.

Read Also:  Niger Youth Corps offers free medical services

Ehanire said that the country needs Mobility for contact tracing, ventilators, testing kits, and Personal Protective Equipment,(PPE), to aide the fight against COVID-19 in the country.

Earlier, Pingjian said that they would not forget sympathy and support extended by Nigeria when the Chinese people were in the most challenging stage of battling the epidemic.


Contact Us:

  • Address: Address: 1st Floor,  Nwakpabi Plaza,  Suite 110, Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Apo,  Abuja
  • Tel: +234 7036084449, +234 8066722600, +234 7012711701
  • Email:
  • Email:

Quick Links: