Saturday, March 28

COVID-19: Abba kyari ‘Members of house of reps snobs screening’

Abba Kyari Chief of Staff to the President, has asked the speaker to the house of representatives Femi Gbajabiamila to direct all the member of the house of representatives who recently returned from trips abroad to the nearest NCDC office for imidiate screening .
This was related in a letter dated 21st March 2020, which was signed by Abba Kyari and sent to Femi Gbajabiamila.
He further emphasised that this directive was necessary, as the minister for health was notified that some membwrs of the house of representatives who returned from abroad recently refused to be screened at the airports.
The letter reads “It has been brought to the Honourable Minister of Health, recently reported to this office that some members of the House of Representatives are refusing to subject themselves to medical screening at airports.
“As you are aware, these airport screenings are our primary line of defense and refusal by any citizen to subject to these tests is a threat to our nation.
“Accordingly, you are kindly requested to direct all members of the House of Representatives who returned to Nigeria from foreign trips to report themselves to the nearest NCDC test center with immediate effect.”

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