Health minister’s absence sparks self-isolation rumourMinister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja There were insinuations that the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, had gone into self-isolation on Wednesday after possible contact with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. The CoS had tested positive to COVID-19 on Monday. He had travelled to Germany via Egypt on March 7, 2020 and was accompanied on the trip by the Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulation Commission, Prof. James Momoh, and the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman. He developed severe cough during a meeting on containing the coronavirus in Nigeria on Sunday. On Monday, the health minister presided over a press conference held in Abuja where he gave an update on coronavirus. He was however conspicuously absent during the receipt of medical items donated by Jack Ma at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Wednesday. The Permanent Secretary at the health ministry, Abdullahi Mashi, received the items on behalf of the Federal Government. The Wednesday press briefing on coronavirus was not held. Top ministry officials who were contacted by our correspondent could not confirm if he was in isolation but they did confirm his absence from office. When our correspondent called his mobile telephone, there was no response, while a text message sent to the line was not replied. Copyright PUNCH. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH. Contact: DOWNLOAD THE PUNCH NEWS APP NOW ON Receive Alerts on: Read more: The Punch Newspapers
he went out with BUBU and KyARI By now he will be regretting why there gave him Heath ministry....he never saw Corona virus coming... Dottex005 This is great journalism. Mass 101, in those days, teaches that the greatest news may not be at the event. Motor don jam am 🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃 Is this man a doctor
This one that said there were no reason to shut down the airport because his glasses were blocking his view. Lol .. very soon... Nigeria will go into self isolation Lol...Shi he sat with Abba kyari LMAO even buhari has gone into isolation what do you want from the health minister make he kill himself Don't blame the health preacher for practising what he preaches.
Coronavirus: Britain seeking 250,000 volunteers to help health serviceThe volunteers will be delivering medicines from pharmacies, driving patients to and from hospital appointments and phoning people isolating at home to check up on them. Please fly me there They should take us from Nigeria with an agreement that we will stay for 5 years and be given citizenship. Me personally is ready to leave tomorrow if they comply Take me am ready
e no go make sense if our own health minister get coro o..... nawao if the health minister is adsence who is anchor the national against the fight of COVID-19? See our leaders.... Let them keep hiding.. God will give us all justice davozinni VictorIsrael_ TeeNemz 🙆🏽♂️ Fake leaders Hmmm okay oh 👀👀
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Coronavirus: We don't have protective equipment - Health workers - Daily Post NigeriaHealth workers under the aegis of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), have complained of lack of Personal Protective That's so bad Poor facility... God will be with you guys healthworkers I am no happy for this issue