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Amid Mounting Fury Over the Arrival of a Chinese Medical Team, Nigerian Leaders Agree to Some Ground Rules

Nigeria's Speaker of the House of Representatives meeting with senior officials in the ministry of health to discuss the roles and responsibilities of the incoming Chinese medical team.

New ground rules have been set for the 18-member Chinese medical team that is expected to arrive in Nigeria sometime this week to help the country combat the spread of COVID-19. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, met with health ministry officials on Monday to determine the scope of responsibility for the visiting Chinese team and to ensure that the delegation will abide by all existing health protocols related to COVID-19, including undergoing mandatory quarantine.

After his meeting with the health ministry, Speaker Gbajabiamila explained on Twitter the terms they had agreed upon. Below is an unedited transcript of his tweets and a video of his exchange with the health ministry can be seen here.

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