The general manager of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Katsina, Ayinde Soaga has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.
This was contained in a statement released by his family.
The family says the broadcaster is in good spirit and is not bedridden as widely speculated by his friends and associates.
The statement reads thus;
“The Family of Alhaji Ayinde Soaga, GM, NTA Katsina appreciates the numerous phone calls and concern raised about the report as regards his testing positive to COVID 19,”
We wish to confirm that he is in high spirits, not bedridden, as he personally called in the NCDC officials to carry out the test on him.
Aware that the COVID-19 is not a death sentence and believing in God for healing, we seek your prayers for a speedy and divine healing which Almighty Allah gives”.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that death toll in Katsina state has increased to seven after some COVID-19 patients lost their lives due to complications from the deadly disease.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website yesterday.
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