BREAKING: NDDC shuts down after death of Director of Finance and Administration

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The Niger Dealt Development Commission (NDDC) shuts down his corporate headquarters for two weeks after death of its Director of Finance and Administration and COVID-19 fear.

An internal momo was sent to all its staff regarding its shut down. The memo to staff directed all persons to stay away from work and self-isolate for a period of 14 days.

The document signed by Silas Anyanwu on behalf of the NDDC management reads,

“I am directed to inform all staff that the management has approved that the commission be shut down for two weeks from today May 28, 2020.

“Consequently, all activities in the commission including ongoing matters are hereby shut down for the time being.

“The head of security is by this memo directed to work out modalities to ensure the safety and security of the commission, while Director, Administration, is requested to fumigate and decontaminate the entire offices and premises in the headquarters during the period.

“Meanwhile staff are enjoined to go into self-isolation for two weeks as they await further directive from the management.”

The COVID-19 which cause the death of a member of the Interim management Committee (IMC) of NDDC, Mr Ibanga Etang.

My Etang was reported dead on Thursday at about 2am at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH), Port Harcourt after suffering a brief illness. He was the Acting Executive Director of Finance and Administration and was in the midst of the Forensic Audit of the NDDC ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari and the probe of the agency’s finances by the National Assembly.

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