FG to sanction Kenyan Airways

FG to sanction Kenyan Airways

The federal government of Nigeria has concluded plans to sanction Kenya Airways for conveying a corpse from an Ebola-infested country, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to Nigeria without clearance.


The minister of health, Isaac Adewole saidmeasures are being put in place to guide against the outbreak of ebola virus in the country, as it is being witnessed in some African countries.

The minister of health says appropriate  sanctions will be issued on the  kenya airline  for flying in a corpse into the country without due certification and clearance.

While speaking to newsmen in Osogbo the Osun state capital, Adewole said the airline did not get clearance from the ministry of health as at the time the corpse was brought in from the Republic of Congo.

Isaac Adewole however assured Nigerians that the government is doing all that is required to ensure there is no outbreak of the ebola virus again in the country.

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