Abba Kyari: FCTA to quarantine pallbearers
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has expressed their disappoint the unprofessional conduct of some of those who conducted the burial rites of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, saying they all identified and would be quarantine.
Furthermore, the acting secretary Health and Human Services Secretariat in FCT,
Dr Mohammed Kawu, revealed this in a statement on Saturday night in Abuja.
“The Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration has noted with concern the video
trending on social media, showing a man pulling off his Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
unprofessionally after participating in the burial of the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu
Buhari, Malam Abba Kyari, at the Gudu cemetery, Abuja.
“The Public Health Department has since taken the necessary action.
The said PPE left over by the individual has been professionally evacuated and the entire cemetery has
decontaminated. In addition, all the individuals including the man in question that participated in the
burial and not properly kitted have been identified and are being isolated.
“Necessary tests will conducted on all of them to determine their level of exposure and ensure that they do not infect other people.
“The Administration has also taken steps to ensure that all future burials of victims of COVID 19 are
conducted in line with protocols established by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
“Residents therefore urged to remain calm and rest assured that the FCT Administration will continue
to do all that is necessary to curtail and eventually end the spread of the Coronavirus in the FCT”, he added.