The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has tested negative for coronavirus.
This was contained in a statement posted on the Nigeria Police Force Twitter handle on Tuesday afternoon.
It said the IGP received the result of his test this morning, having submitted samples on Friday, 27th March, 2020.
Other officers who tested negative include Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba; the Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, DCP Idowu Owohunwal, Head of the Force Technical Intelligence Unit, DCP Lanre Ogunlowo.
Others are 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 five other close aides to the IGP.
While noting that policing is a high-contact job with its attendant risks, the IGP enjoined police officers nationwide “to adhere strictly to all precautionary and safety measures in the course of their day-to-day activities”.