All staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) have been asked to proceed self-isolation for two weeks over suspected covid-19 outbreak in the commission.
The directive which was issued in a memo signed by one Silas Anyanwu, on behalf of management said all activities in the commission including ongoing matters are shut down for the meantime.
According to the memo, the workers will receive further directives from the management in due time.
The immediate closure of the commission follows the report of the death of senior staff of the agency.
Director of Finance and Administration, Bassey Ettang Ibanga died on Thursday from complications suspected to be related to COVID-19.