The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service NIS, Mohammed Babandede has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Punch reports that the immigration chief revealed his status on Sunday.
Babandede reportedly said he went into isolation after returning from United Kingdom on March 22.
The Punch quoted the immigration chief; “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.
“I urge my loved ones, Immigration Officers and Nigerians to pray for me and all those affected.
“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.”
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