None of our employees has been infected by COVID-19, says Chevron

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and CNL, says,


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None of our employees has been infected by COVID-19, says Chevron

Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and CNL, says, “None of its employees has contracted the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infection.”

 

The Multi-National Oil and Gas Company in a statement made available to Fresh Angle International this afternoon, Friday March 20, declared:  “Chevron continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world and has been utilizing the guidance of international and local health authorities. We are regularly updating our workforce and will continue to adjust plans as appropriate as we receive more information”.

 

The statement credited to the General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs of Chevron, Esimaje Brikinn, insisted: “Our top priority is to ensure the health and safety of our workforce and their family members, and we are taking precautionary measures to reduce the risk of exposure”.

 

While acknowledging that one of its employees, an expatriate in the company’s Escravos Operation, who was recently monitored over flu-like symptoms has tested negative to the Coronavirus, the company stressed: “Chevron is actively responding to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak. Some of the preventive measures in CNL include: Daily temperature screening at the entry points to our offices and field locations, issuance of travel advisory to guide all rotational/business and personal travels, pre-embarkation screening, more utilization of non-face to face meeting tools and minimizing inviting external parties to CNL’s office.”

 

The statement mentioned: “Advisory on simple personal hygiene measures, like regular washing of hands, covering cough and sneezes, are shared with the CNL workforce as safeguards for protecting themselves and their families in these times.”

 

Feelers had reached this Newspaper that an employee of Chevron Nigeria Limited, was quarantined for observation, so as to ascertain if he had contracted Coronavirus.




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Ossai Rita Ashinedu
Our Correspondent , Ossai Rita Ashinedu, has Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication from Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro. She can be reached on 07061927586
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