Information Minister condemns red listing of Nigeria by UK Government over Omicron Variant.
Written by News Room on December 8, 2021
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has condemned the red listing of Nigeria by the UK government over the two cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19.
Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, Mr Mohammed has, however, called on the UK government to rescind their decision immediately.
Also discussed at the summit is the way forward as regards an upscale of the current responses to the pandemic including ongoing mass vaccination, surveillance and screening at the various points of entry.
For the President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the travel bans on some African countries over Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant is very unfair, non-scientific and discriminatory.
Adesina, who said this through his verified Twitter handle urged the western countries to lift the travel ban on the African countries