Professor Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health.

Lagos State, in collaboration with Ministry of Health is prepared to contain corona virus if it breaks out in Nigeria.

Minister of Health, Professor Osagie Ehanire gave the assurance after inspecting facilities at the Emergency Response readiness designated for Coronavirus victims at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba in Lagos.

Professor Osagie Ehanire expressed satisfaction at the infrastructure put in place against the outbreak of any infectious disease.

The Minister, commended the State Government for deploying additional thirty health personnel to assist with surveillance at the ports entry.

Also speaking, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, said robust surveillance system had been put in place to contain and effectively manage an outbreak.