The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) states the Chinese medical team has been executing its “assigned mission” in Nigeria.
In a declaration on Friday, the construction company said the mandate of the team does not cover handling COVID-19 patients, and the medical experts have not done so in any instance.
The Chinese medical team are in Nigeria at the circumstances of CCECC Nigeria and they have been at perpetuity under the care and accommodation of CCECC
The declaration stated the medical experts are prepared and prepared to share their experiences fighting COVID-19 in China with Nigerian health officials.
Throughout their stay in Nigeria, they have abided by all understood migration and health methods.
Before after that, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, had said the doctors had assisted in setting up devices in some isolation centres.
The company stated the team has helped in establishing isolation centres and has supplied assistance to CCECC personnel on how to assist against COVID-19.
It is very important to reiterate that the mandate of the team, as equally agreed with all stakeholders, does not cover therapy of COVID-19 cases. The team is therefore not handling any COVID-19 instances.
In managing both the CCECC and the Nigerian health officials, the team just play a consultatory function.
There was controversy on the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team after Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, told reporters that he preferred not to be asked where they were.
After a 14-day quarantine and needed examinations, the medical team has been performing its designated objective,” the company stated.
They would continue to involve with CCECC monitoring and personnel will always be ready to involve with Nigerian health officials and various other stakeholders whenever and any place it is necessary to do so.”
Michael Yigao, CCECC managing director, later on clarified that the team(Chinese medical team) remained in his company’s care.
Below is the full declaration of CCECC which was tweeted on Friday:
After a 14-day quarantine and necessary tests, the CRCC Medical Team has been carrying out its assigned missions. We hereby briefly report on the current status of the team below. pic.twitter.com/5gvST3yfBs— CCECC (@CCECC8) May 22, 2020