By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed that he has tested positive to CoronaVirus.
He made this known in a statement he personally signed and made available on Saturday March 28, 2020.
“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.
“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,” he said.
He appealed 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.