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.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-5715542101505136&output=html&h=300&slotname=6881259191&adk=3474306253&adf=1345649041&w=360&lmt=1593525489&rafmt=1&armr=1&psa=1&guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&format=360×300&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gistreel.com%2Fondo-state-governor-akeredolu-tests-positive-for-covid-19%2F&flash=0&fwr=1&rs=1&rh=280&rw=336&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&dt=1593525489074&bpp=18&bdt=1430&idt=784&shv=r20200624&cbv=r20190131&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3Ddf9c5b9bdcdd1294%3AT%3D1579969661%3AS%3DALNI_MYYJY3O7DR6FJyQVs4WoqydsGx1JA&prev_fmts=0x0%2C360x300&nras=1&correlator=7695804571012&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=192646680.1577686414&ga_sid=1593525490&ga_hid=983144883&ga_fc=0&ga_wpids=UA-34628030-1&iag=0&icsg=70137496141808&dssz=52&mdo=0&mso=0&u_tz=60&u_his=1&u_java=0&u_h=750&u_w=360&u_ah=750&u_aw=360&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=603&biw=360&bih=610&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=21066485%2C42530499%2C42530501&oid=3&pvsid=3685295173800493&pem=252&rx=0&eae=0&fc=1924&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C360%2C0%2C360%2C610%2C360%2C610&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7CoeE%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8336&bc=31&ifi=2&uci=a!2&fsb=1&xpc=CAZ5mbpW7N&p=https%3A//www.gistreel.com&dtd=813

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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