Amidst the rejection of inviting Chinese experts into Nigeria to assist in the fight against the pandemic by Nigeria Medical Association, about fifteen medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in response to the request of the Federal Government.
According to reports the Chinese doctors made up of a 15-member medical team arrived in Nigeria on an aircraft operated by Air Peace on 8th of April 2020.
The medical personnel were earlier given a farewell ceremony in China by the China Railway Construction Corporation.
In Media reports the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) announced that the team “aims to provide healthcare assistance and share methods on the containment of COVID-19” with Nigeria.
On arrival of the Chinese medical personnel, they were received by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, and other Officials.