Ondo State Governor reportedly test positive to coronavirus

Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, has tested positive for Coronavirus.

On Tuesday afternoon Akeredolu disclosed this on its checked Facebook page.

The governor said he’s still in self-isolation, as stipulated by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control case management guidelines for anyone who has no symptoms.

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He wrote;


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 rising list of top leaders in the country who have had coronavirus.

Those include the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Bauchia Governor Bala Mohammed and Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde.