COVID19: Chinese doctors arrive in Nigeria
By TVC News Nigeria
09 April 2020 | 10:20 am
The visiting 15-member medical team from China have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, despite opposition by the Nigerian Medical Association and Lawmakers.
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