Yusuf Bello| The comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede on Wednesday night said being infected with Covid-19 has humbled him.
The NIS boss who made the disclosure in a video shared NIS Twitter handle to update on his health status, also advised Nigerians to take precautions against the disease.
He said, “Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I will like to thank all my friends, loved ones, officers and men, Muslims and Christians in Nigeria and abroad for the enormous prayers for my quick recovery.”
“I am very grateful for your prayers. In reality, your prayers are helping me recover very quickly.
“Allah knows better but I thank Allah for giving me the opportunity to be sick because it gives me the opportunity to humble myself, to also know that I am loved by such a large number of people.
“Today, the 1st of April, I am sending this short video to you to tell you I’m doing well and recovering gradually.”
“Wash your hands and maintain social distance. This disease is real.
“Continue to pray that Nigeria does not head towards any disaster. The numbers are still small but continue to pray that it does not grow.”
Babandede last Sunday revealed he had tested positive for coronavirus following a trip to Europe.
Nigeria as Wednesday has confirmed 174 cases of COVID-19 with two deaths recorded.