The Chairman , National Technical Committee on COVID – 19 , Prof . Oyewale Tomori , has said the COVID – 19 figures being released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on COVID – 19 should not be taken hook , line and sinker .
Tomori , who lectures at the Redeemer ’ s University, Ede , Osun State , said this on Tuesday while delivering a lecture at the opening of the Annual General Meeting of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, University College Hospital , Ibadan , chapter .
Speaking on the theme : ‘ Science and Mis -Science of COVID – 19 ’ , the virologist said the NCDC had given verdicts , which contracted the reality on the ground .
Tomori , who delivered the lecture online , said some of the misinformation about the virus should be discarded .
He said , “ The NCDC told us that we reached our peak in July and infection rate has been declining ; we need to take this with a pinch of salt .
“ The NCDC gives us figures without giving us the details of what is happening . ”