The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has made a public declaration on the mission of the Chinese Medical team who arrived the country weeks ago.
According to the Corporation, in a statement released on Friday May 22, that the medical team’s assignment in Nigeria does not include the treating of Covid-19 patients and they have not done anything related to that
The Chinese Company also made it clear that the team has assisted in setting up isolacenters and rendering support to CCECC staff on
Protection against Coronavirus, they are also willing to share their expirience in Fighting Coronavirus in China with the Nigeria Health Officials .
The statement reads;
“After a 14-day quarantine and necessary tests, the medical team has been carrying out its assigned mission.
“The medical personnel are in Nigeria at the instance of CCECC Nigeria and they have been at all times under the care and accommodation of CCECC
“During their stay in Nigeria, they have complied with all known immigration and health protocols.
“It is important to reiterate that the mandate of the team, as mutually agreed with all stakeholders, does not cover treatment of COVID-19 cases. The team is therefore not treating any COVID-19 cases. In dealing with both the CCECC and the Nigerian health officials, the team only play an advisory role.
“They would continue to engage with CCECC management and staff will always be willing to engage with Nigerian health officials and other stakeholders whenever and wherever it is necessary to do so.”