ABUJA – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Nigeria’s Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie, had no contact with Patrick Sawyer, the 40-year old Liberian national who died of Ebola virus in lagos last week.
The Liberian finance ministry employee, who is a naturalised American, died in Lagos last week after contracting the disease from his sister in Liberia. [eap_ad_2] Despite showing early symptoms, Sawyer flew on a commercial flight from Liberia to Nigeria, via Togo but died five days later in Lagos.
“The ambassador is still at her duty post in Monrovia. The federal health authorities together with their Lagos State counterparts may wish to cross-check this for more accurate information.’’
Meanwhile the Australian government has warned their citizens to avoid travelling to affected areas in West Africa, including Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.