Nigerian Army Cancels COAS Conference over Death of General Who Tested Positive for COVID-19
Olayemi Esan, AbujaThe Nigerian Army has canceled the remaining activities of Chief of Army Staff...

Olayemi Esan, Abuja

The Nigerian Army has canceled the remaining activities of Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference 2020 over the death of a Major General who died from COVID-19 complications.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General, Sagir Musa made this known in a Statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Musa said that due to resurgence of COVID 19 Pandemic in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in what appears to be a second wave of infection cycle. 

He said, the unfortunate incident on Tuesday 8 December 2020, where  an officer participating in the ongoing Chief of Army Staff's Annual Conference 2020 here in Abuja tested positive to COVID 19, the remaining activities of the conference have therefore been immediately cancelled. 

He advised that, all the participants have been mandated to immediately proceed on self isolation in line with the Federal Government's protocol for COVID 19 and to prevent any further spread of the disease. 

"All inconveniences hereby regretted please. Thanks for your usual understanding and cooperation please", he said.

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