In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 04th, July, 2020

Ikpeazu, el-Rufai, Akeredolu – Test Out All The Governors Who Have Examined Constructive For COVID-19

Ikpeazu, el-Rufai, Akeredolu - Check Out All The Governors Who Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Nigerian governors

Bala Mohammed, Bauchi state governor

A minimum of seven of the 36 governors in Nigeria have examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Confirmed instances within the nation have been rising on a day by day foundation. In accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), 27,564 COVID-19 instances had been recorded as of Friday night.

The illness has unfold throughout social ladders as high politicians, clerics, businessmen, medical personnel and folks from all segments of the society have been contaminated.

Under are the seven governors who’ve contracted the illness in Nigeria, out of which 4 have recovered.

BALA MOHAMMED: Spent 15 days in isolation

Mohammed, who presides over Bauchi, is the primary Nigerian governor to check optimistic for COVID-19.

On March 24, Mukhtar Gidadom, his media aide, had issued a press release to announce that Mohammed was going into isolation.

The governor was mentioned to have contracted the illness after shaking arms with a son of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, who additionally examined optimistic for the illness on the time. Atiku’s son had denied assembly with the governor through the interval.

However in a tweet on April 9, the governor introduced his restoration.

“Alhamdulillah. I simply acquired the inexperienced gentle. My second check for #COVID19 returned detrimental. I thanks all to your prayers & assist even whereas I used to be in isolation. Most significantly, all of the praises & thanks be to Allah – the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful,” the tweet learn.

NASIR EL-RUFAI: Recovered after over three weeks in isolation

El-Rufai grew to become the second governor to check optimistic for the virus.

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In a video he uploaded on his social media account on March 28, the Kaduna governor introduced that Hadiza Balarabe, his deputy, would chair the state’s coronavirus activity pressure.

Luckily, the governor introduced that he examined detrimental two consecutive instances after receiving remedy for near 4 weeks.

“I’m delighted to report at the moment, that after practically 4 weeks of observing a strict medical regime, I’ve now acquired the all-clear after two consecutive detrimental check outcomes.I’m grateful to all that expressed concern throughout my sickness. Thanks,” he had mentioned.

SEYI MAKINDE: He recovered after lower than per week

On March 30, Makinde, governor of Oyo, introduced that he was below isolation after testing optimistic for the virus.

Six days later, the governor mentioned he had recovered from the virus.

“I’m deeply moved by your prayers and assist all through this era. I’m so grateful. This night, I acquired my second detrimental check end result for COVID-19. I particularly thank Prof Temitope Alonge, who acted in my stead as Head of the Oyo State COVID-19 Process Pressure,” he tweeted.

“I’m additionally grateful to all members of the Process Pressure for their cooperation throughout this time. I will probably be resuming my duty as Head of the Process Pressure from tomorrow.”

OKEZIE IKPEAZU: Spent 25 days in isolation

Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, introduced that he examined optimistic for COVID-19 on June eight.

His failure to recuperate after the same old 14 days of isolation, sparked concern amongst his supporters.

In a press release on Saturday, John Kalu, commissioner for data, mentioned Ikpeazu was licensed freed from the illness on Friday.

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“To the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 check carried out by Nigeria Middle for Illness Management (NCDC) on samples submitted by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Thursday, 2nd July, 2020, returned detrimental end result on Friday, third July, 2020,” the assertion learn.

“Governor Ikpeazu is due to this fact deemed freed from the virus in accordance with the extant pointers of NCDC and the World Well being Group (WHO).”

IFEANYI OKOWA: Receiving remedy with spouse and daughter

The governor of Delta state examined optimistic for COVID-19 alongside Edith, his spouse, and one among their daughters.

The governor and his spouse went into isolation following the affirmation of their daughter’s case.

ROTIMI AKEREDOLU: Nonetheless in isolation

On Tuesday, the governor of Ondo state, introduced that he had contracted COVID-19. He made the announcement on his Fb web page, saying he was already in self-isolation as required by the case administration pointers of the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) for somebody who’s asymptomatic.

Regardless of his COVID-19 standing, Akeredolu, by way of Donald Ojogho, his data commissioner, mentioned he wouldn’t hand over to his deputy over political variations.

Agboola Ajayi, Ondo deputy governor, was within the information precisely two weeks in the past when safety operatives prevented him from leaving authorities home.

DAVE UMAHI: He examined optimistic lately

Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19. The governor broke the information in a press release he personally signed on Saturday.

He additionally disclosed that a few of his aides had examined optimistic for the illness.

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Umahi, who’s the the latest identify added to the listing of governors who examined optimistic for the virus, handed over to his deputy.


Supply: TheCable

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