Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has advised Nigerians living in China to stay more indoors now, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in the country.
She stated that the Nigerian mission in Beijing is in touch with Nigerians in Wuhan.
Speaking in a statement issued by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations of the Commission, She said since there was no specific medication or vaccine so far for the coronavirus, Nigerians in that county must take caution.
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She said, “It is important to advice Nigerians in China to be careful and take necessary precautions by staying indoors more for now. ”
The NIDCOM chairman also called on Nigerians in China to follow medical advice as obtained in many educational fliers and announcements.
She also asked them to avoid crowded and closed areas as well as avoid close contact with people who are having cold, avoid eating uncooked meat and animal products for now and always wash their hands regularly.
She also assured that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is monitoring the situation.