The federal republic of Nigeria has invited 15 Chinese Medical expertise to help in fighting coronavirus despite being opposed by Nigerian medical doctors.
The 15-member medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on a chattered Air Peace aircraft.
The medical personnel who landed around 5:15 pm were received by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian; Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao, senior officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health and others.
The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery and anesthesiology, were all wearing face masks as they filed out of the aircraft.
It was also gathered that the epicenter, China has re-open after about two months of lock-down in Wuhan and other affected cities.