The Chairman of Daar Communications, the mother company of the African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi Jnr. Has tested positive for Coronavirus.
According to AIT, Dokpesi confirmed his positive status through a short message to staff members of the media organisation.
The Daar Chairman was already in self isolation before he started to have symptoms of malaria alongside cough. He was said to have contacted the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for a Coronavirus test which came back positive.
Dokpesi said he had not travelled out of the country recently and advised people he had interactions with recently to get tested.
“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.”
Dokpesi’s message read.