THE Comptroller General of Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has tested positive to coronavirus, a statement by the Service Headquarters confirmed on Sunday.
According to Sunday James, Service Public Relations Officer, who issued the statement, Babandede tested positive after he returned from a trip to UK.
He is currently on self isolation, the statement said.
READ THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW
PRESS RELEASE /HEALTH STATUS OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION :The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede MFR health status with regard to Corona Virus and his self isolation since he returned from UK.
2.As a top official of government he has adhered to the NCDC instructions to self isolate and undergo test.
3.The result of the test came out positive, hence the need to make it public, he convey his goodwill to all and he is in stable condition responding to treatment.
4.The Comptroller General is active and directing as expected the affairs of the service online, while the Deputy Comptroller General Overseeing the administration of the service is in touch online to keep service activities running within this period.
5.The Nigeria Immigration Service community will continue to deliver on its mandate for the nation even in this trying times as we pray the whole world get over it, Nigeria inclusive.
DCI SUNDAY JAMES PCC, SERVICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, FOR :COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION SERVICE. 29th March 2020.