Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the dreaded novel COVID-19.
The former minister of the Federal Capital Territory has gone into self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
In a video he shared on social media, the Governor confirmed the report and said he’d handed over the reins of the task-force mandated to tackle the spread of the virus in the state.
See video below ;
KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir @elrufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is not showing symptoms. pic.twitter.com/5lqfvWc4zv
— Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) March 28, 2020