Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, Chairman of DAAR Communications, tested positive to Coronavirus. Evacuated by NCDC to Isolation center, Gwagwalada.
He was tested on Monday 27 after feeling symptoms of the virus.
Report shows that He has no recent travel history and currently working closely with health authorities to trace source of the virus.
Dokpesi is said to have isolated himself before showing symptoms of malaria last week and starting to cough.
According to reports, he contacted the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) for the COVID-19 test, but the test was positive.
The chairman, who allegedly has no recent travel history, recommended that people who have recently interacted with him be examined.
“I was called this morning to confirm that I was positive for COVID-19. I am going to the Gwagwalada Isolation Center for treatment and hope to return in two weeks. Many of you may be at our various meetings Interact with me, I suggest you take the test as soon as possible. ”
It is said that follow-up is being carried out to identify people who may have contacted him to limit the spread of the virus.
It was reported that Edo State Commissioner Patrick Okundia had previously announced Bissong’s death but did not provide details.
However, Paul Yakadi, deputy police inspector general responsible for Zone 5, Benin told the events that led to Bissong’s death.
Yakadi in a statement revealed that the deceased on April 9 went to Akure, the capital of the state of Ondo, to see his family and celebrate Easter with them.
It is said that the deceased policeman returned to Benin five days later, where he complained of illness after symptoms of high fever.
It was revealed that on April 18, the medical doctor responsible for police medical services took a Bissong blood sample for examination and analysis.
Yakadi said the analysis, which appeared on April 21, was positive for COVID-19.