By James Anthony, The Sight News
The international friendly game, scheduled for May 28 in Port Harcourt, between Nigeria and DR Congo could be called off, as a result of a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the central African country.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has announced that it is taking swift action to make sure Ebola does not enter the country.
“We are sending a signal to all entry points in the country. The intention is to ensure that any suspected case can be promptly handed over to health officials at the airports.
“This is a matter which everybody must be concerned about. All hands must be on deck,” NIS spokesperson Sunday James told BBC Africa.
The statement hints at the possibility of the game not holding, in order to avoid the disease spreading to Nigeria.