BREAKING: Bringing Chinese Doctors, Equipment To Nigeria Cost $2m, Says Ambassador
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Amid the Coronavirus pandemic that has cripple World Economy since it first broke out in Wuhan China last year November, the World has witnessed a lot for more than months now.
Yesterday, the Chinese government sent fifteen (15) medical men to Nigeria to offer various assistance in helping the Western Africa Nation to curb the spread of the deadly virus.
The Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian has disclosed that the Chinese Medical Doctors are in Nigeria to help and render a genuine assistance to Nigeria to help them fight Covid-19.
Mr Zhou said Nigeria as a nation render solidarity help when Chinese government were battling with the deadly virus that caused the death over 3,000 Chinese citizen and the only way to reciprocate this kind gesture is to send experts in Medical field to help them curtail the spread of the virus and put and end to it.
Zhou Pingjian said it cost Chinese government $2million to bring in the Medical experts and equipment to Nigeria.
The Ambassador said he is meeting Dr Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, Nigeria Minister of Health for the first time since Nigeria recorded her first case through an Italian that brought it to Nigeria and Nigeria showed backbone and solidarity when China locked Wuhan for good 11 weeks to curtail the spread of the virus.
The virus has killed 5 people in Nigeria with close to 300 cases and 35 persons have so far been discharged.
The Coronavirus has caused more than 1.4m cases globally with over 88,000 deaths in which Italy has more than 17,000 deaths followed by US with more than 14,000 and closely followed by Spain with also more than 14,000.