Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Coronoavirus: Bauchi Governor tests positive
A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, said that out of the six tests carried out by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) one was confirmed positive for covid-19.
The Triumph reported that the governor had isolated himself following a contact with the son of the former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who had tested positive for the Coronavirus, too.
A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, said: “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency Governor Bala Abdukadir Mohammed had gone into self-isolation. “This development is sequel to the report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) that the son of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar, was tested positive to the Coronavirus upon his return from an international trip through Lagos.”