Ondo state governor Akeredolu tests positive for Covid-19

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has tested positive to COVID-19.

Akeredolu via his verified Twitter handle, said he got conformation of a positive result for COVID- 19 on Tuesday morning.

The governor said he is already in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for someone who is asymptomatic.

“Today I tested positive for #COVID19. All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated.”

Akeredolu joins a list of top public officers who have tested positive for the disease. They include Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari; Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, and Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo.

Watch video of him making the announce below;

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