It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there in the 1970s.
Tinubu who is Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment said the tide, as at then, was stemmed by quick response of the government.
Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus in a Twitter post said the agreement was made in a phone call with Congo's health minister on Thursday. There is no specific treatment for Ebola. Isaac Adewole, "to ensure alertness to combat whatever cases that may arise and get the Ebola vaccine ready for an emergency".
Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to address the industrial action embarked upon by health workers across the country was a clear manifestation of insensitivity to the plight and suffering of Nigerians. Nine other suspected cases were announced Thursday.
Information about the outbreak in Bikoro, Iboko and Wangata health zones in Equateur province is however still limited.
"The problem here is that we already have three separate locations that are reporting cases that cover as much as 60 kilometers and maybe more", Salama with World Health Organization said. It involves vaccinating voluntary contacts, contacts of those contacts and health care and other front-line workers.
According to the World Health Organisation April 4 through May 13, has witnessed 39 Ebola virus disease cases in DRC, including 19 deaths. "So it means this first shipment would be probably enough for around 25-26 rings - each around one confirmed case". "So we are very concerned".
Part of the resolutions was to urge two ministers to be pro-active in preventing an outbreak of the disease already ravaging the East African country of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
It is "absolutely a dire scene in terms of infrastructure" as medical teams try to contain the outbreak in a region with poor water and sanitation, few paved roads and little electricity, he said.