Breaking :Ekiti State Governor Fayemi Test Positive to COVID-19

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says he has contracted the COVID-19 virus.

Fayemi said this in a tweet on Wednesday, adding that he would be handing over to his deputy, Adebisi Egbeyemi.

“I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I’m generally ok and I’m already self-isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my deputy but will continue routine duty from home,” the governor tweeted.

Fayemi, who is alsothe Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, is the 8th governor to test positive for Covid-19.

Others who have tested positive in the last four months include: Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state.

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