Gov El-Rufai tests positive for coronavirus

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.

The announcement was made in a video posted on the governor’s verified Twitter handle on Saturday evening, Channels TV reports.

“Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the COVID-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive,” the governor was quoted.

“According to the protocols for managing COVID-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for someone that is not showing symptoms.

“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.

“It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive”.

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