Kaduna state Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has on Saturday, confirmed that he tested positive for Coronavirus code-named COVID-19.
El-Rufai in a live broadcast said he submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test and the result came in positive, adding that he has being in isolation according to Doctors order.
He said “I submitted a sample for the COVID-19 test and the result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.
“According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is no 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.
“The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.” he said.
KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir @elrufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is not showing symptoms. pic.twitter.com/5lqfvWc4zv
— Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) March 28, 2020