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Man Arrested During Club Raid Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Police Cell



Ipadeola Oriyomi

Ganiyat Ganiyu 

A social media influencer, Ipadeola Oriyomi, who was arrested during a raid on some club houses by the Lagos State Police Command has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus disease in the police cell.

Oriyomi who said that the coronavirus disease test was conducted on the violators alleged that the police prevented him from being placed in an isolation centre after he tested positive for the virus.

Oriyomi who has been in the custody of the Oshodi Taskforce since Monday was arrested alongside other clubbers in Victoria Island over the weekend.

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He wrote, “I have been in Oshodi Taskforce since Monday. They tested us yesterday for COVID-19. The test came out today and it shows I’m positive,” he said.

Oriyomi said he was thrown right back into the cell instead of being isolated or taken to an isolation centre for medical attention.

The social media influencer who pleaded with authorities concerning his case said the decision to throw him back into the cell endangers his health and that of the people inside the cell with him.

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