The Peoples Democratic Occasion is likely one of the main political events in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) has urged Nigerians and the whole world to carry President Muhammadu Buhari answerable for an upsurge in COVID-19 infections and deaths following the arrival of the Chinese language medical workforce within the nation.
The principle opposition social gathering made this name in an announcement signed on Wednesday by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan.
“The PDP expenses Nigerians to carry President Muhammadu Buhari accountable ought to there be any upsurge within the price of COVID-19 an infection and dying in our nation following the importation of medical doctors from China, the epicenter of the scourge, by the Buhari-led Federal Authorities.
“The PDP is alarmed that President Buhari ignored the protests by Nigerians and professional our bodies together with the Nigerian Medical Affiliation (NMA) and allowed the importation of the Chinese language medical doctors regardless of warnings that bringing in medical doctors from the hotbed of the plague will expose our residents high additional dangers.
“That is whilst Nigerians throughout board have continued to query the standing, identification and curiosity of the Chinese language medical doctors in addition to the protection of kits and gear from China, significantly following scary reviews of escalation of the scourge in sure nations reportedly after the arrival of Chinese language medical personnel in these nations,” the assertion learn partially.
The PDP added that earlier than the arrival of the Chinese language medical workforce, Nigerian medical doctors and nurses have been tackling the pandemic with data of recoveries and fewer casualties.
They added that Nigerians are conscious that for the reason that index case was reported until date, COVID-19 information within the nation stands at 254 confirmed instances, out of which 44 have been efficiently handled with six deaths, which reportedly had different underlining illnesses.
“Our social gathering due to this fact calls on the whole world to carry President Buhari accountable ought to there be any sudden upsurge in COVID-19 an infection and deaths in our nation, now that the Chinese language medical doctors have been introduced in regardless of protests by Nigerians.
“The PDP nonetheless expenses Nigerians to be additional vigilant at the moment as our social gathering additionally calls for that the Presidential Job Pressure outlines the states and native governments the place the Chinese language medical doctors are anticipated to function, to allow Nigerians monitor their actions in addition to the aftermath of such actions,” the assertion added.
Federal authorities on Wednesday obtained a 15-member medical workforce from China on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja.
The personnel, who’re consultants in infectious ailments, respiratory sickness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, normal surgical procedure and anesthesiology, are in Nigeria to help it in tackling the pandemic, which has to date claimed six lives in Nigeria.