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 Acting Secretary, FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Malam Mohammed Kawu explained in a video that the fact Public Health Department has since taken the necessary action.
According to Dr Kawu, the said PPE left over by the individual has been professionally evacuated and the entire cemetery decontaminated.
Dr Kawu also explained that all the individuals that participated in the burial and were not properly kitted have been identified and are being isolated.
The Administration, however, promised to conduct a necessary test on all of them, to ascertain their level of exposure with a view to preventing others from being infected.
The Administration, therefore, enjoined residents to remain calm, as all future burials of victims of COVID 19 will be conducted in line with NCDC protocols.