The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the detection of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria.
NCDC made the confirmation in a statement issued by Ifedayo Adetifa, the NCDC director-general.
According to the statement, the infected persons are two Nigerians who arrived in the country last week.
COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 125 New Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria
You recall that Canada had said the first two OMICRON virus cases it recorded were from travellers who came into the country from Nigeria.
The country had since placed Nigeria along countries from Southern Africa on travel restriction list.
More to follow…