COVID-19: 15 Chinese Doctors arrive in Nigeria to help in the Coronavirus fight(video)

15 Doctors deployed by the Chinese government have arrived in Nigeria to help fight the Coronavirus in the country.

Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian; Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao as well as senior officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health were all present to receive the doctors who arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by 5:15pm today April 8.

However, the Nigeria Medical Assocition had earlier shown contempt for the plans of the Federal Government to invite the Chinese medical team to assist Nigeria in her fight against the Coronavirus.

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NMA President, Francis Faduyile had described the plan as a “misplaced priority and a thing of embarrassment to the membership of the Association and other health workers, who are giving their best in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic under deplorable working conditions.”


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