News Coronavirus: Infected Italian visited our Ogun plant, made contact...

Coronavirus: Infected Italian visited our Ogun plant, made contact – Lafarge


- Advertisment -

Coronavirus: Infected Italian visited our Ogun plant, made contact – Lafarge

Lafarge Africa Plc, has confirmed that the Italian infected with coronavirus, the first case in Nigeria, visited its plant in Ewekoro, Ogun State.

This was contained in a statement on Friday by its Director, Communications, Folashade Ambrose-Medebem.

The company disclosed that the individual concerned works for a vendor that provides services to Lafarge Africa Plc in Ogun State.

“We have immediately identified the persons who had direct contact with the concerned individual. We have equally initiated isolation, quarantine and disinfection protocol.

“We thank the exemplary leadership of the federal ministry of health, Ogun and Lagos State Governments for swiftly providing response and testing facilities and we are working in full cooperation with all local authorities.

“Health and Safety remains a core value at Lafarge Africa and we intend to leverage this strength at this critical time”, Ambrose-Medebem said.

Coronavirus first broke out in Wuhan, China, and has spread to over 50 countries.

First cases were reported in 13 countries in between Tuesday and Thursday.

Coronavirus: Infected Italian visited our Ogun plant, made contact – Lafarge
Parrot Nigeria
An online news aggregator


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

BREAKING: Buhari orders $150m withdrawal from NSIA to augment FAAC disbursement

            President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that $150 million be withdrawn from the National Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). Zainab Ahmed, the...

Pains, gains of total lockdown

        It’s day seven of a 14-day restriction on movement in Lagos and Abuja. ROBERT EGBE looks at how residents...

No link between 5G, COVID-19 – NCC

            The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says there’s no is no correlation between the Fifth Generation Technology (5G), Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Funke Akindele arrives court, awaits trial over lockdown violation

          Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele Bello, has arrived the Ogba Magistrate Court for trial for allegedly violating the law restricting...

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other, these are 10 effects the pandemic will have on Nigeria

After it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation in January, Coronavirus (widely known as COVID-19)...

Nnamdi Kanu explains why Nigeria, Southeast don’t need 5G network

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has warned against the installation of the Fifth Generation...


BREAKING: 36-year-old dies of coronavirus in Lagos

        The Lagos State Government has announced that a 36-year-old...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you