Governor Umahi, Aides Test Positive For COVID-19


Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, says he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.

Mr. Umahi disclosed this on Saturday in a statement he personally signed, saying that some of his aides also tested positive for the virus.

According to him, the aides remained asymptomatic but have since self-isolate themselves in compliance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control protocols.

The statement said that the governor has directed his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the administration of the state while advising residents to take all precautions outlined by health authorities to curb the spread of the virus.


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