The COVID-19 tests results of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, and eleven aides close to him have been released, after they all submitted samples on Friday, 27th March, 2020.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, who revealed the outcome of the test result on Tuesday in a statement, said that IGP Adamu and 11 of his close aides who submitted samples all tested negative to the virus.
According to Mba who revealed that his result also returned negative, other officers who also tested negative included; the Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, DCP Idowu Owohunwa; Head of the Force Technical Intelligence Unit, DCP Lanre Ogunlowo; Personal Physician to the IGP, CSP (Dr) Nonye Welle; Medical Officer, Police Clinic, Force Headquarters, Abuja CSP (Dr) Titus Adegbite; Secretary to the IGP, SP Moses Jolugbo and five (5) other close aides to the IGP.
Mba also noted in the statement that policing is a high-contact job with its attendant risks, stating further that the IGP enjoined police officers nationwide to adhere strictly to all precautionary and safety measures in the course of their day-to-day activities.
Meanwhile, the first coronavirus patient in Oyo State has recovered and has been discharged after testing negative twice for coronavirus on Monday.
The Oyo State government made the announcement after the state governor, Seyi Makinde tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.
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