What's up with the chinese doctors - PDP threaten to expose Buhari #Arewapublisize

What's up with the chinese doctors - PDP threaten to expose Buhari #Arewapublisize

What's up with the chinese doctors - PDP threaten to expose Buhari #Arewapublisize
PDP Demands Whereabouts Of Chinese Medical Team
In a related development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, gave the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government a 48-hour ultimatum to declare the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team it brought in purportedly to assist in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19.
The party said its position is predicated on the declaration by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, that the Federal government could not account for the whereabouts of the Chinese team.

In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP noted that the Chinese medical team was brought into the country from the epicenter of the pandemic (China), despite repeated warnings and disapprovals by medical experts and professional bodies.

It equally noted that “Ehanire’s statement had heightened apprehensions in the public space that the Chinese team, whose identity and activities have been shrouded in secrecy, might have been brought in by a certain cabal for another purpose outside the general public good.”

The party described as “suspicious, creepy and weird that the minister of health, who had repeatedly assured that the Chinese were brought to render medical services and trainings, and even went personally to receive them at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on April 8, 2020, in an elaborately publicised event, can no longer account for the team.”

The PDP recalled how officials of the APC-led administration had vehemently defended the invitation of the Chinese team, and offered them full state protocol upon arrival, only to now turn around to disclaim the supposed experts, deny involvement with them, and even forbid Nigerians from enquiring about their whereabouts.

“Our party is worried that the APC-led Federal Government is being economical with the truth, with its officials playing politics with the lives of our citizens and health safety of our nation.”

Chinese Medical Delegation Is With CCECC- Embassy
However, upon The Guardian inquiry, Sun Saixiong, a spokesman of the China Embassy in Nigeria said that the Chinese delegation is currently with the China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, CCECC, where they have held some lectures with the staff of the company on how to effectively follow the NCDC guidelines on self-protection during the pandemic.

According to him, the lectures include how to wear a mask the right way, social distancing and other safety tips. “You know CCECC has thousands of employees in Nigeria, they deserve a supportive team that can give epidemic control guidance and basic health advice during this trying time and because they have many employees, the company must do its best to guarantee that its employees are safe and sound.”

However, another source that declined to be named said there was so much misinformation before the team arrived the country. “The truth of the matter is that the medical team came at the invitation of the CCECC as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, to help the country combat COVID-19.”

The source further disclosed that the team came with medical supplies worth over $2m as donation to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, through the Federal Government, adding that “the health ministry and the government are aware of the donation and were also aware of the development.”

The source added that at some point, everything that had to do with the visit was hijacked by the Ehanire. But this backed-fired because he sounded in his announcement and gave the impression that the team was coming to help the country tackle COVID-19.

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