#Covid19: CG of Immigration, Babandede tests positive

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede, has tested positive for #coronavirus.

The CG, who disclosed this on Sunday morning explained that he is already on self-isolation since he returned from the United Kingdom on March 22.

He told Punch on Phone, “Today, I tested positive for COVID-19. I have been on self-isolation since my return from UK on Sunday 22nd of this month with British Airways in Lagos.

“I urge my loved ones, Immigration Officers and Nigerians to pray for me and all those affected.”

Babandede urged immigration officers to continue working with his deputy to move the service forward.

He added, “It is a very difficult time but we can’t change what God destined for us.

“I urge officers to continue working with my able Deputy to further move our Service to another level. As advised by NCDC, I am totally isolated.”

Babandede is said to have returned from the United Kingdom to Nigeria on March 22, 2020.

This is happening barely 12 hours after the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, tested positive for COVID-19.

As of Saturday night, Nigeria has had 97 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

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