Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the commission revealed this today in a statement issued by Mr. Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of the commission.
According to her, Nigerians staying in the country need to avoid the virus by all means by accepting every available safety precaution as the Chinese health ministry advised.
She added that they should not be bothered about running out of household items because the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will take care of it.
Her words, “It is important to advise Nigerians in China to be careful and to take necessary precautions by staying indoors more for now,”
“While some are worried that they may run out of goods and other household stuff as a result of movement restrictions, I want to assure you that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is monitoring the situation.”
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Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa was born in Jos Plateau State. She is a Nigerian politician and former member of the Nigeria Federal House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State. She was the Chairman of the House Committee on Media & Publicity.
She was also the former Chair of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, and was elected for the first time in 2003, and re-elected in 2007 and 2011.
In 2015 She was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.
She was also a supporter of “Together Nigeria”; an independent advocacy group launched to work towards President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election bid.