Nigerians Don’t Screen Travellers Of Ebola – Aljazeera Reporter Somtochukwu Okereke Reveal


Recounting how he got into the country unchecked, Caleb disclosed that they were only screened for Ebola in Nairobi the capital of Kenya. The Aljazeera journalist further disclosed that he and other flight passengers were coming from countries with confirmed Ebola cases.

He wrote;

Did you know that Nigeria doesn’t exactly screen travelers for Ebola?

Came into Lagos a few days ago via Nairobi and while in Nairobi, we were screened for Ebola (completed a questionnaire on the plane and then screened by some machine at JKIA), the official at MM1 just asked; “Are you Nigerian?” then waved us away to let us in.

We must have been at least 100 Nigerians off KQ534 who came into the country unchecked. Nevermind that some of us were traveling from countries with confirmed Ebola cases. (Uganda in my case).

Must also add that the same machine which screened us for Ebola at JKIA in Nairobi was equally available at MM1. It just wasn’t being used. The event worried me and it should worry you too.

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