Bisi Oladele and Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan

 

THE Ibadan-based agency whose 49 members of workers examined constructive to Coronavirus, iSON Xperiences, has mentioned it had taken measures to include the virus and defend its employees.

iSON Xperiences is a personnel outsourcing agency working a buyer centre for 2 main telecommunication firms. It operates in a constructing in Dugbe Central Enterprise District of the capital metropolis.

Final week, 30 of its employees had examined constructive for COVID-19 with extra of the employees testing constructive thereafter.

In an announcement yesterday, iSON mentioned it had carried out strict COVID-19 pandemic preventive measures, together with social distancing, consciousness campaigns for workers, obligatory use of sanitiser and face masks, temperature checks and normal well being checks on the in-house clinic primarily based on World Well being Organisation (WHO) pointers.

The assertion reads: “We’ve ensured contact centre providers can be found on a 24/7 foundation with extra make money working from home Buyer Service Advisors activated and maintained ‘Enterprise as Normal’ for us in addition to for our clients.

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“Necessary factors with regard to our Nigeria operations – we’ve got a few of our workers who have been detected constructive for COVID-19 at one among our centres in Ibadan.

“Workers with suspected dangers have undergone the required take a look at and positioned in isolation below the supervision of the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC). Along with the authorities, we are going to guarantee the complete return of our workers to good well being for his or her eventual resumption again at work.

“As of now, our workplace premises is quickly closed for thorough disinfection. We’re centered on offering providers in a protected and wholesome surroundings, and taking the required proactive measures to reduce the unfold of COVID-19 virus.

“We thank Oyo State Governor’s Job Drive, NCDC and our purchasers for his or her invaluable help in dealing with the unprecedented scenario.”

The federal government had shut the corporate, following the event.

Governor Seyi Makinde, who addressed the media on Monday on the matter, promised to disclose the identify of the organisation on Tuesday.

He mentioned the federal government determined to maintain the id a secret to permit the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) conclude its investigation.

An preliminary 30 members of workers have been first confirmed constructive on Saturday with one other eight getting constructive take a look at outcomes on Sunday.

In all, 57 members of workers of the identical organisation have examined constructive whereas many residents have been apprehensive of the id of the organisation.

The event brings to 137 the full variety of confirmed instances within the state.

Makinde, who gave an replace on his social media deal with, mentioned contact-tracing of the instances had begun.

 

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