Newsbreak: El Rufai tests positive to Coronavirus
The Governor of Kaduna State Mallam El Rufai has tested positive to Coronavirus. The Kaduna Governor has been one of the most vocal advocates for leadership responssibility in the fight against the dreaded virus. A statement signed by the Governor and made available to Irohinoodua this evening is released below:
“Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.
According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is no showing symptoms.
I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.
It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.
The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.”
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai
28th March 2020