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Senate Urges FG To Be Proactive In The Wake Of The Ebola Outbreak

In the wake of the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo‎ (DRC), the Senate has urged the Minister of Interior to take necessary steps to check immigration. Following point of order 42 and 52 cited by Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos state on the ravaging virus in DRC, the Upper Chamber also ‎advised the Minister of health to ensure alertness to combat diseases and cases that may arise from the Ebola resurgence.

 

Senators Sola Adeyeye and Victor Umeh contributing respectively urged the Senate to urgently intervene in the ongoing crisis involving health workers in Nigerian hospitals. In his remarks, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, tasked Nigerians who travel to other countries to show utmost levels of care to avoid getting infected.

 

Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified Nigeria and other countries in the African region to be at moderate risk of spread after the outbreak of the Ebola Virus in Congo. Meanwhile, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), had also in a statement, warned Nigerians to be cautious and take precautionary measures to prevent an outbreak of the virus in the country.

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