Ebola: FG, LASG to sanction for Kenya Airways over conveyance of dead body to Nigeria


Ebola victim being carried

*Corpse tests negative to Ebola

*No Cause for Alarm-FG, LASG

*No Ebola in Nigeria-NCDC

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Federal and Lagos State Governments are seeking sanction for Kenya Airways for conveying a dead body from Ebola infested Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, without approval from the necessary bodies.

This is coming as the corpse flown in from DRC has tested negative to the deadly Ebola virus.

At a joint news conference on Thursday in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris said the Kenya airline conveyed the deceased to Nigeria against the extant regulation.

“The airline brought the remains of this Nigerian without all necessary documentations that are required to process its clearance by the Department of Port Health Services, Federal Ministry of Health. The Federal Government of Nigeria and relevant…

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