Bauchi governor Bala Muhammed tests positive for coronavirus

Tue Mar 24th, 2020 - Bauchi

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has tested positive for coronavirus after his contact with Mohammed Atiku Abubakar, son of the former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, who is also tested positive for the virus.

“The result of six initial tests carried out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on his Excellency, Senator Bala Mohammed, his family and aides that accompanied him to Lagos is out,” Mohammed’s media aide Mukhtar Gidado said in a statement on Tuesday.

“Of the six tests, one sample was confirmed positive of Covid-19. The positive result happened to be that of His Excellency, the Governor of Bauchi State.”




source: Guardian