Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has tested positive for coronavirus. This was disclosed by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mukhtar Gidado.
Gidado’s statement read: “This is to inform the General Public that the result of the six initial tests carried out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on His Excellency, Sen. Bala Mohammed, his family, and aides that accompanied him to Lagos is out. Of the six initial tests out, one sample was confirmed positive of COVID-19. The positive result happened to be that of His Excellency, Bala Mohammed.”
“At this point, it should be noted that the Governor is in self isolation, as his Doctors and officials from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), have taken Charge of his quarantine,” the Statement added.
The statement further stated that Governor Mohammed solicited for prayers from Nigerians, and urged those who have had contacts with him, to self isolate.