Covid19: Bauchi governor tests positive

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has tested positive to coronavirus following a test carried by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

The governor's Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a statement.

He said: "Of the six initial tests carried out, one sample was confirmed positive of COVID-19. The positive result happened to be that of his Excellency Sen.Bala Mohammed."

"At this point, it should be noted that the governor is in self-isolation as his doctors and officials from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control have taken full charge of his quarantine."

Gidado further said the Governor has advised anyone who earlier came in contact with him to go for immediate test to avoid further spread of the covid-19 epidemic.

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