SWITZERLAND, MARCH 28 – The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus(COVID 19).
The state government revealed this on Saturday evening via its verified twitter handle, @GovKaduna.
“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,” the handle tweeted.
“Malam Nasir @elrufai appeals 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,” it continued.
The state government also uploaded a video of the governor making the announcement.