COVID-19: Tonye Cole on Isolation After Being on Same Flight With Nigeria’s Third Case

A former All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State Gubernatorial, Tonye Cole, has isolated himself after returning from London on a flight with Nigeria’s third coronavirus patient.

iDONSABI reported that Nigeria confirmed its third case involving a 30-year-old female who returned from UK on March 13 after a 10-day stay on Tuesday.

Cole took to his Twitter page on Wednesday to reveal that he is acting in line with the government’s instruction on self-isolation.

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He commended the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for putting measures in place to document information of passengers entering into the country.

“#workfromhome I was on the BA75 flight of the 13th from London on which a lady tested positive for #COVID19Lagos. We’ve been asked by LSMOH to #selfisolate. I’m grateful to
@NCDCgov for measures taken at airports to document all passengers coming into NIGERIA so we’re all safer,” he tweeted.

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