Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has demanded that the discrimination against Nigerians due to the stigma of Ebola be halted.
He said this during a meeting with a Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary General, David Navarro, yesterday. The President was talking precisely about the Nigeria’s Youth Team’s decision to withdraw from their participation at the Youth Olympics in China due to discrimination they faced.
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Jonathan said that Nigeria has effectively contained the virus and that the virus never reached epidemic level in the country.
He asked UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon to act on the sudden rise of discrimination against Nigerians.
then went forward and praised the job done by the Federal Ministry of
Health, the Lagos State Government and all Nigerians for making this
nation safe from the deadly virus.
“All hands have been on deck to contain the virus here. I commend my team and the Lagos State Government,” he said.
have been able to set politics aside and work in unison to deal with a
national threat. “All other Nigerians have played a part too by
complying with the directives and advice we have issued to stop the
virus from spreading any further.