The Nigerian Senate has urged the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the National Centre for Disease Control to acquire the latest and most effective equipment to contain the outbreak of the Corona Virus and any other disease outbreak.
The Senate also Urged the Ministry of Avaition to ensure all persons arriving from China and any other country with major disease outbreak to isolate themselves for two weeks in their homes
The resolutions follow a point of order raised by Senator Chukwuka Utazi on the Preventive measures to be taken on the outbreak of the Corona Virus.
The Senate also advised Nigerians to heed the Federal Government’s travel advisory on China and suspend all travel arrangements until the disease is fully contained.
Nigerians are also advised to observe proper hygiene by washing their hands with soap and water and report to the nearest Medical Center if they experience any symptoms for urgent medical Check.