Sequel to the news of the detection of Coronavirus in one of Lafarge’s vendors, the company has initiated a medical protocol at its Ewekoro plant where the Italian who tested positive to the disease visited.
In a statement released by the Director, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, the individual concerned works for a vendor that provides services to Lafarge Africa Plc in Ogun State.
“As a business, we have immediately identified the persons who had direct contact with the concerned individual. We have equally initiated isolation, quarantine and disinfection protocol.
“We thank the exemplary leadership of the federal ministry of health, Ogun and Lagos State Governments for swiftly providing response and testing facilities and we are working in full co-operation with all local authorities. Lafarge Africa is also working in close partnership with International SOS, our medical service provider, a leading global health company.
Health and Safety remains a core value at Lafarge Africa and we intend to leverage this strength at this critical time.”