The Delta State Government House Press Unit has been shut down.
This is coming as two media aides to the State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and 43 other staff tested positive for Coronavirus.
The aides are: Nelson Egware, Senior Special Assistant on Media, Fidelis Egugbo, Special Assistant on Media, and Kingsley Obiajuru, Public Relations Officer, Government House Press Unit.
Confirming the incident today in Asaba, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olisa Ifeajika said the staff tested positive for the virus after their samples were collected and forwarded to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State for screening.
Governor Okowa, who tested positive with his wife and daughter to the virus, had ordered a total screening of all workers in Government House including the Press Unit, insisting that those, who refused to go for test should consider themselves sacked.