Edo State Governor,
Godwin Obaseki, says he has gone into self-isolation after he had contact with
two persons who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Bauchi State Governor,
Bala Mohammed, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, the two
persons he met, have tested positive for the virus.
Mr Obaseki made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday by his media aide, Crusoe Osagie, saying he had sent his blood samples for test.
“The governor has gone
into self-isolation after the Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed
and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, tested positive for
coronavirus,” the statement said.
“The governor had met
Senator Mohammed at the Nigeria Governors Forum and National Economic Council
meetings. He also visited Mr. Kyari.”
According to the statement, Obaseki has shown no symptoms of the virus but was taking necessary precaution to protect people that may come in contact with him.