Emerging report reaching Page 36 on Sunday, indicates that not less than 18 Military Generals of the Nigerian Army have tested positive for Covid-19, following the breakout of the virus during the aborted 2020 Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference.
The top Military Officers are all confirmed to have participated in the Annual Conference, which held in Abuja, before it was shut down after an Officer attending the meeting tested positive for the virus.
The fresh development was confirmed on Sunday, and the Officers are understood to have contracted the virus from late Major General Olu Irefin.
Recall, that Irefin, who until his death was the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, died of complications from the coronavirus.
Maj.-Gen. Irefin was attending the Chief of Army Staff’s Annual Conference 2020, in Abuja, before he took ill and died.
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