JUST IN: Ebonyi State Governor, Aides Test Positive For COVID-19

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JUST IN: Ebonyi State Governor, Aides Test Positive For COVID-19


Governor of Ebonyi state,  Dave Umahi has tested positive for Coronavirus. 

The Governor disclosed this in a statement he personally signed on Saturday.

According to the statement, the Governor and some of his aides had the test carried out on them and the result came back positive. 

The Governor noted that they are not showing any symptoms but have since gone into isolation in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

He however asked the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the frontline coordination of the state’s fight against the pandemic to protect Ebonyi people. 

He appealed to residents of the state to take the NCDC protocols more seriously while stating that he’s working from home and will conduct all meetings virtually.


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