COVID-19: The ‘Chinese doctors’ are now engineers

The Minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola has revealed that the ‘Chinese doctors’ who came to Nigeria in April 8 to help in the fight against COVID-19 are engineers.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, explained that the Chinese doctors were here in advisory and capacity building roles.

But during one of the PTF’s press briefing, Dr Ehanire had disclosed that some of the Chinese who came into Nigeria are technicians of CCECC.

On their actual mission in the country, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on his part, told Nigerians that the persons he described as ‘Chinese medical team’ are working at isolation centres in the country in building and setting up equipment.

And just yesterday, while speaking during Tuesday’s press briefing of the PTF, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola said that the doctors are in the country to help in “building and equipping” COVID-19 isolation centres.

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