The Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has tested positive for COVID-19. He made the announcement earlier today on his facebook page.
The governor in a 3:29 minutes video he shared disclosed that he is asymptomatic and has begun self-isolating.
Akeredolu disclosed that he took the COVID-19 test after he had malaria with advice to those treating malaria to also take the test.
“Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for COVID-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms.
“I am currently self-isolating and supervised home management will be administered by the wonderful team at our Infectious Disease Hospital. I ask that we all stay safe and be well.”
The coronavirus pandemic is currently ravaging several parts of the world including Nigeria where there are more than 25, 000 cases and over 500 deaths according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control.