The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed and 11 other police officers have tested negative for Coronavirus.
In a statement, the Force Spokesperson DCP Frank Mba revealed that the IGP and the police officers working with him submitted their samples on Friday last week. The test results came back negative.
The police officers include Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, Idowu Owohunwa; Head of the Force Technical Intelligence Unit, Lanre Ogunlowo; Personal Physician to the IGP, Dr Nonye Welle.
Others are the Medical Officer, Police Clinic at the Force Headquarters, Dr Titus Adegbite; Secretary to the IGP, Moses Jolugbo; and five other close aides to the police boss.
The IGP who urged police personnel across the country to adhere strictly to all precautionary and safety measures in the course of their day-to-day activities, stated that policing is a high-contact job with its attendant risks.