BREAKING: Nigerian Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede Tests Positive For #COVID19
Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller-General of Immigration has tested positive for the coronavirus.
A twitter user, @DOlusegun broke the news this morning via his twitter handle.
The CG, who confirmed his status to the PUNCH, said:
“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.”
This is happening barely 12 hours after the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El – Rufai, tested positive for COVID -19.