The Federal Government on Monday says Nigeria is yet to record a case of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19.
Speaking at the Presidential Steering Committee briefing in Abuja, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Ifedayo Adetifa, said there was no need to give in to speculations.
He said there are samples that are in process, whose results would be ready.
Also speaking, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said authorities were adopting a watchful waiting posture.
Recall that on Sunday, Canadian authorities’ claim that two passengers from Nigeria had tested positive.