The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Ministry of Health, through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and other relevant agencies, to step up measures against the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron.
This followed the adoption of a motion by Dachung Bagos (PDP, Plateau) who noted that Omicron had put the world on its toes and was spreading rapidly.
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He said Nigeria must not take any chances in addressing the situation as the cases found in Canada had been linked to people who travelled or had been to Nigeria