Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi confirmed in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
The Governor stated that he and some of his close aides tested positive for the virus after carrying out the coronavirus test, the statement said.
Umahi further disclosed that, presently, they are not showing any symptoms but have since isolated, in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the NCDC, Ebonyi has recorded at least 438 cases of the virus, as of Friday evening.
Also, about 357 persons have been successfully treated and discharged while three have died.
Umahi appealed to the people of Ebonyi state to take the NCDC protocols more seriously while stating that he’s working from home and will conduct all meetings virtually.