Thursday, 30 October 2014

Tension At Lagos Airport As Alleged Ebola Victim Lands Nigeria

There was tension and anxiety at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, on Wednesday over the arrival of a Nigerian, who contracted Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone, but was cured arrived at the airport aboard Royal Air Maroc, after reportedly being assisted into the country by the Nigeria’s consular officer, Mrs. T. Mohammed.
The victim identified as Mr. Theophilus Onnakhinon, who reportedly flew from Sierra Leone, has a younger brother, Mr. Chinedu Eroka, who reportedly escaped from the Sierra Leonean authorities.

Although the reason for his younger brother’s absconding is not known, a source at the Port Health at the Lagos Airport confirmed that Mr. Onnakhinon was treated and cured of the Ebola disease in Sierra Leone by the health authorities after spending weeks in their custody.

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