Coronavirus: NAPTIP shuts HQ as two workers test positive

NAPTIP Director-General, Dr. Julie Okah-Donli, directed officers working in the non-critical departments and units to proceed on one-week leave to pave the way for a full decontamination of the office.

According to a statement in Abuja on Sunday by the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, NAPTIP, Mrs Stella Nezan, all the staff members will be tested for COVID-19 before returning to work.

“The directive, which is in compliance with the protocol of the COVID-19 pandemic, followed a report that two officials, on Monday 15th June 2020, had close contacts with a woman, who died of suspected COVID -19-related causes.”

“In the meantime, all officers at the headquarters will be tested for COVID-19 before returning to work,” the statement read.

It disclosed that it had rescued over 30 victims, arrested about 45 suspects and arraigned about 24 during the period. Punch

Most News articles reported on SSTNEWS are a reflection of what is published in the media. SSTNEWS is not in a position to verify the accuracy of daily news articles, however, we ensure that only news articles from credible sources are reflected in this service. Independent opinions which are mailed to us may also be published from time to time at our discretion, however the sources for these independent articles will be clearly stated.

Share your story with us: SMS: +2349067561649, Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Email: or
Receive Alerts on: Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Twitter: @sstnewsng