the Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, is currently on self isolation after visiting China.
Earlier reports had claimed Chikwe Ihekweazu was on quarantine, but the NCDC has come out to debunk it.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), he was part of the WHO high-level mission to China, and tested negative upon his return.
The NCDC wrote on Twitter;
“The news that Director General @Chikwe_I is in quarantine over #COVID19 is false.
While he was part of @WHO high-level mission to China, he returned healthy, has tested negative and has no symptoms
He’s in self-isolation for 14 days in accordance with NCDC’s advisory.”