The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has confirmed that he tested positive for Coronavirus.
The Governor stated this through confirmation test result. It is positive. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate,” he said.
The governor, who urged residents to comply with directives aimed at curbing coronavirus in the state, said his deputy, Prof Temitope Alonge, would take over as the head of Ogun COVID-19 Task Force.
“I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while I recover fully.
“Please, continue to comply with all the directives from the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay home, stay safe,” he added.
I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. pic.twitter.com/SX6UAYBb0S
— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020
According to Seyi Makinde, he is currently in self-isolation, though he’s not showing any symptom yet.
OduNews.com reported earlier that Seyi Makinde held a rally amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Nigeria. As it appears now, quite a number of people have had contact with the governor and would also need to be in self-isolation.
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