Molly Kilete, Abuja
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The IGP was said to have received the result of the test Tuesday, March 31.
Adamu had opted for the test after coming in contact with the Chief Of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, during the wedding of his son on March 14. The IGP was said to have undertaken the test alongside eleven of his close aides.
Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) DCP Frank Mba, said the IGP submitted samples on Friday, March 27. He listed other officers who also tested negative to COVID-19 to include the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, the Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, DCP Idowu Owohunwa, Head of the Force Technical Intelligence Unit, DCP Lanre Ogunlowo, Personal Physician to the IGP, CSP (Dr) Nonye Welle, Medical Officer, Police Clinic, Force Headquarters, Abuja CSP (Dr) Titus Adegbite, Secretary to the IGP, SP Moses Jolugbo, and others.