Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has tested positive to coronavirus.
The news of Mohammed’s test is coming a day after it was revealed that President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus.
The Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, announced that the governor tested positive to coronavirus in a statement on Tuesday.
“This is to inform the general public that the results of the six initial tests carried out by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on his excellency, Sen Bala Mohammed, his family and aides that accompanied him to Lagos is out,” the statement read.
“Of the six initial tests carried out, one sample was confirmed positive of COVID-19. The positive result happens to be that of his Excellency, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State.
“At this point, it should be noted that the governor is on self-isolation as his doctors and officials from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) have taken full charge of his quarantine, ” the statement reads in full.
Mohammed tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.