AIT boss, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr tests positive for Coronavirus

Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, has tested positive for coronavirus.

He disclosed this in a short message to members of staff in Abuja, AIT reported on Monday evening.

Dokpesi was said to have been self-isolating in the past week before he developed malaria symptoms and started coughing.

He reportedly contacted the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for a COVID-19 test which came back positive.

The chairman, who is said not to have a recent travel history, advised those who have interacted with him lately to get tested.

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“I got a call this morning confirming the result is COVID-19 positive. I am leaving now to the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre for treatment and hope to be back in two weeks.

Many of you may have interacted with me during our various meetings and I would advise you to get tested as soon as possible,” the message read.

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Tracing is ongoing to determine those who may have come in contact with him, as part of efforts to limit the spread of the virus.

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