Akeredolu Tests Positive For COVID-19


Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for COVID-19

He disclosed the information through a video broadcast on his Facebook account, saying that he is asymptomatic and on isolation as a result of the infection.

According to the post: “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for Covid-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms.

“I am currently self-isolating and supervised home management will be administered by the wonderful team at our Infectious Disease Hospital. I ask that we all stay safe and be well.”

Akeredolu joins a growing list of top public officers who have tested positive for the disease.

They include Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari; Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, and Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo.

Ondo, as at the time of filing this report, has a total of 276 confirmed coronavirus cases, 168 of which are recorded active, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control


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