Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, the Chairman of DAAR communications Plc has tested positive for COVID-19.
He announced this in a text message to members of his staff on Monday.
The text message read, I got a call this morning confirming the result is COVID-19 positive. I am leaving now to the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre for treatment and hope to be back in two weeks.”
He also advised that all those who had been in contact with him should get tested for the virus.
“Many of you may have interacted with me during our various meetings and I would advise you to get tested as soon as possible,” Dokpesi said.
According to the Africa Independent Television (AIT) which also reported the story on their website, Dokpesi began experiencing cough and as a precaution, reached out to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, for a test which later turned out positive for the COVID-19.
“He has been evacuated by the NCDC to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada for treatment.
He has assured members of staff that he still feels strong and hopes to be back soon,” the report said.