This is coming several weeks after battling the disease.
Buhari Spokesman, Bashir Ahmed confirmed the development on his Twitter page
He wrote: “The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir @elrufai has recovered from the deadly virus, COVID—19. Alhamdulillah, long days and good health, Mallam.”
The Governor who also disclosed the news stated that his family went through trauma while he was battling with the virus.
He wrote, “I thank Almighty Allah for His grace and mercy. I also acknowledge with gratitude the massive outpouring of sympathy, prayers and public support that followed the disclosure of the infection.
“My family not only went through the trauma of potentially losing a member but also the risk of being infected as well. The entire family has been supportive as usual, while my many friends and colleagues from all over the world have sent their prayers and best wishes.
“I wish to thank the diligent medical personnel of our Ministry of Health and the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital who managed my case for their dedicated and professional care.”
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Tuesday night, nine of the 782 total cases of the virus reported in Nigeria were recorded in Kaduna State.
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