The Chairman, Senate Committee On Well being, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe says the Nationwide Meeting has taken a call that the Federal Govt ought to work with states to develop well-equipped and purposeful isolation centres.
Oloriegbe mentioned this on Wednesday throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Politics Immediately, noting that it’s a part of efforts to curtail the unfold of the coronavirus illness.
He additionally counseled the Federal Authorities for different steps being taken to curb the unfold of the illness.
“The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) has been able to develop various policies and strategies and one of it is being able to establish centres for testing,” Oloriegbe mentioned, including that originally there have been solely two however they’ve now been elevated to 5.
“Now a part of what we’re doing within the Nationwide Meeting is to say that the testing needs to be prolonged to at the very least one per geo-political zone and throughout the subsequent two weeks, to have in each state of the nation, the power to conduct exams.
“Along with that, the supply of isolation centres significantly within the level of entries. Initially, three level of entries have been recognized to be vital (Lagos, Abuja and Kano however within the final three weeks, this has been prolonged to different states”.
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Oloriegbe additionally counseled the federal government for issuing a journey ban on 13 nations over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, introduced the ban at a media briefing on Wednesday.
The affected nations are america of America, the UK, China, Japan, Iran, Switzerland, Norway, Netherland, France, South Korea, Germany, Italy and Spain.