Coronavirus: Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, goes into self-isolation

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obasski has disclosed that he has gone into self-isolation owing to his close contacts to Bauchi state goernor, Bala Mohammed and President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, who have both tested positive to the novel COVID-19.

This was contained in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the Govenror on Media and Communication, Mr Crusoe Osagie.

Osagie said the governor has sent his samples for testing.

“The governor has gone into self-isolation after the governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, tested positive for coronavirus.

“The governor had met Senator Mohammed at the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and National Economic Council (NEC) meetings. He also visited Mr Kyari.” the statement in part read

Osagie said although the governor is not showing any symptoms of the virus, he has taken the necessary precaution to self-isolate to protect people that may otherwise come in contact with him.

Edo state on Monday recorded its first case of Coronavirus.

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