Following the Coronavirus epidemic ravaging the world and with the confirmation that the virus is now in the country, ministers were subjected to screening on Wednesday before the Federal Executive Council(FEC) meeting at the State House in Abuja.
The body temperatures of the ministers were checked as they arrived at the Presidential Villa for the meeting.
They were also given hand sanitisers to disinfect their hands.
The ministers were screened twice.The first screening took place as they alighted from their cars and entered the main reception of the Villa.
At the entrance to the Executive Council Chambers, another screening took place before they finally entered the venue for the commencement of proceedings.
Permanent secretaries and other officials from Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, who came for the meeting, were also thoroughly screened.
According to reports, the screening started on Tuesday when all workers and visitors to the Presidential Villa were asked to go through the process.