COVID-19: FG shuts APM Terminals over Customs officer’s death


The Federal Government on Thursday shut the APM Terminals in Apapa, Lagos State following the death of Assistant Comptroller of Customs, G.A Bamigboye, from COVID-19.

The AC died on Thursday at the University College Hospital Ibadan where he had been admitted after suddenly taking ill.

His samples were taken for testing but he died before the result came out.

According to Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, the senior Customs officer’s result was positive for COVID-19.

A notice issued on Thursday said: “This is to inform all officers/men of Nigeria Customs Service, Licensed Customs Agents and terminal operators especially those working or transacting business at APMT of the death of AC GA Bamigboye, Cause of death was Covid 19.

The APMT terminal is therefore shut down indefinitely, All officers serving at APMT should go on self isolation immediately and any one that has had any contact with him between March 26 and April 9th should please contact Dr. Adesida 08068649694. The terminal and the barrack will be decontaminated immediately.”

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