The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has via his verified Facebook account on Tuesday that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.
The governor said he was already in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for someone that is not showing symptoms.
“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 growing list of top public officials, who have tested positive for the virus.