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BREAKING: Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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The Governor of , has confirmed that he tested positive for .

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 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.

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.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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