Liberia Apologises To Nigeria Over Ebola Outbreak

The Liberian President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed regret over the importation of the deadly Ebola virus by her national, late Patrick Sawyerr, to Nigeria.

Johnson-Sirleaf described as unfortunate the embarrassment and health challenges the incident had caused the government and people of Nigeria.

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The minister of state for Foreign Affairs, Nurudeen Mohammed, who hinted of Johnson-Sirleaf’s concern, said she was worried over the spread of the disease in the country.

According to the minister, Johnson-Sirleaf had told the Nigerian government that Sawyer was placed on surveillance when he sneaked out of Liberia through ASky Airline into Nigeria.

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Two deaths have so far been recorded from the Ebola virus in the country, while there are currently nine confirmed cases of infection.



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