Following the death of the Executive Director of Finance and Administration of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,  Ibanga Bassey Etang, the Corporate Headquarters of the Commission was on Thursday  shutdown for business  and the entire staff directed to go on self-isolation.
Ibanga Bassy Etang  died in the early hours of Thursday to an undisclosed illness suspected to be associated with COVID-19 at the Rivers University Teaching Hospital , Port Harcourt .
Sources from the Commission told our reporter that Etang took ill at about 2.00am on Thursday and was rushed to the State Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead less than three hours he was brought to the hospital.
NDDC Head of Cooperate Affairs, Charles Obi Odili told our reporter that he has no information on the death of the Commission’s Finance and Administration Executive Director.
Following the death of the Executive Director of the Commission the management in a Memo obtained by our reporter stated that the management of NDDC has approved that the Commission be shutdown for two weeks from 28th of May, 2020.
According to the Memo all the activities in the Commission including matters has been shutdown for time being while members of staff are advised to go on self-isolation and ensure that all electrical appliances in the offices are switched off before leaving the premises. 
The Memo directed Head of Security to work out modalities to ensure the safety and security of the Commission while the Director of Administration were requested to fumigate and decontaminate the entire offices and premises in the Headquarters during the period.

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