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Chinese Doctors Disappearance: CCECC MD Breaks Silence, reveals doctors location

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Chinese Doctors Disappearance: CCECC MD Breaks Silence, reveals doctors location

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The managing director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation(CCECC) in Nigeria, Micheal Yigao says the 15 Chinese experts that came into the country on April 8 are with the company.

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Yigao reveals this on Monday in Abuja while reacting to questions from pressmen and opposition parties on May 14 as to the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team.

Earlier, the minister of health Dr.Osagie Ehanire says the 15 Chinese experts are guest of the construction giant and he does not know there whereabout.

Ehanire, while responding to questions at the daily Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing May 14, said “the medical personnel is not guests of the Federal Government but that of the construction company.”

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Yigao corroborated Ehanire’s statement while addressing newsmen, confirmed that the experts are in the country to share their experiences in fighting the COVID-19.

Yigao says that the team came specially to help CCECC fight this pandemic and protect its employees.

“The team had a telecast meeting with the Minister of Health and some doctors around the country and shared their experience in China on how they’re fighting the virus and the meeting was very positive.

“They are here with us and have continued to teach our staff how to protect themselves because protection and prevention are more important than the treatment.

He said the medical experts would be heading home as soon as there was a commercial flight to China.

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“Right now, commercial flight to China is not open, but when flights are open again, we’re considering the team going back to China.”

He praised the Nigerian government for how they had been able to contain the pandemic so far.

“And like other companies in Nigeria, we will do whatever we can to help the country, like building treatment centres and training people on how to handle the virus.

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