Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for coronavirus.
The governor disclosed this in a series of tweets on Monday.
just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate,” he wrote.
“I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while I recover fully. Please continue to comply with all the directives from the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay home, stay safe.”
Makinde is now the third governor to contract the viral and killer disease, after Bala Mohammed of Bauchi and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.