COVID-19: Senators should stop traveling abroad, Senator Sekibo pleads
20 March 2020 | 10:33 am
The Nigerian Senate again has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to impose a travel ban on countries with high risks of coronavirus so as to prevent having an epidemic in the country.
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