VIDEO: Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed, tests positive for coronavirus
Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed, has tested positive for coronavirus.
This is according to a release by the Bauchi State government, signed by Senior Special Assistant (Media), Mukhtar Gididado.
The statement made public on Tuesday contained that, “this is to inform the general public that the result of the six initial tests carried out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on His Excellency, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, his family and aides that accompanied him to Lagos is out”.
“Of the six initial tests carried out, one sample was confirmed positive of COVID-19. The positive result happened to that of His Excellency Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State”, the statement further said.
It added that, “at this point, it should be noted that the Governor is in self isolation as his Doctors and officials of from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have taken full charge of his quarantine.
“His Excellency solicits for prayers from all and request that all those who had contacts with him or any one known to have the same medical condition to go for test immediately in order to avert further spread of COVID-19 epidemic,” the statement concluded.
It will be recalled that the governor, his family members and a few aides had been self-isolated having come in contact with one of the sons of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar who has tested positive to COVID-19.
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