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NIN Enrollment: NIMC Lagos office closed as staff allegedly contracts COVID-19

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The National Identity Management Commission has shut down its Lagos headquarters after one of its staff members allegedly tested positive for COVID-19.

An official, who spoke anonymously to PUNCH newspaper, said several workers of the agency had also been ill.

The source said, “The woman, a nursing mother working in the customer care unit, tested positive on Monday.

“Other staff have been reporting one form of illness or the other. I am not feeling well as well and hoping I have not contracted the virus.”

A memo to workers of the agency, revealed that the Lagos office would be shut from Monday, August 16.

The memo said, “Good day #TeamLagos. This is to officially notify all members of staff of the temporary closure of the NIMC Lagos State Office, Alausa, from Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20, 2021, to enable management to fumigate and sanitise the offices.

“Enrolment activities will resume on Monday, August 23, 2021.

“Meanwhile, ensure you observe all COVID-19 protocols in all the LGAs/ LCDAs. You will be notified by your state coordinators immediately we get receipt of PPEs from the HQ. Please stay safe.”

NIMC Public Relations Officer, Kayode Adegoke, howevet, denied knowledge of the COVID-19 case, saying that the fumigation was being done by the Lagos State Government.

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