Breaking: 26 Generals, other aides test positive to Covid-19

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The Nigerian Army has disclosed that 26 Generals and other senior officers have so far tested positive for COVID-19.

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Also, 417 officers had undergone testing for coronavirus after the General Officer Commanding 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Maj. Gen. John Irefin, died from COVID-19 complications during the annual Chief of Army Staff Conference in Abuja last Thursday.

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Brig. Gen. Sagir Musa, acting Director of Army Public Relations, disclosed this in a statement that all the officers and soldiers working at the Army Headquarters were being tested, while COVID-19 protocols were being strictly enforced across all units and formations of the NA.

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It is feared that the aides to the infected generals, including drivers, orderlies, cooks and other close acquaintances, may have contracted the coronavirus.

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