The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has shut down its head office building in Abuja to carry out a two-day scheduled COVID-19 decontamination exercise.
A statement by the NDIC director of communication and public affairs, S. A. Oluyemi said the exercise is part of the measures put in place to safeguard the life of staff, other occupants and visitors.
According to the spokesman, the exercise which is part of the recommended guidelines for the management of the COVID-19 Pandemic, commenced on Monday, 22nd June, 2020 and will last till Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 given the size of the building.
“To enable the impact of the chemical used for the decontamination wear out completely and ensure a conducive working environment for staff, the Office will be opened on Monday, 29th June, 2020.
“As a responsible institution which places high premium on the health and general welfare of its workforce, members of staff have been directed to remain at home and work remotely for the duration of the exercise.
“The last decontamination of the building was carried out in April, 2020. The Management of the Corporation regrets any inconvenience the temporary closure of the Head Office will pose to the general public”.