Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor, has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
According to ChannelsTv, Umahi said he is asymptotic and has since isolated himself in line with protocols by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
He added that some of his close also aides tested positive for the virus after carrying out the coronavirus test.
He appealed to residents in the state to take preventive measures directed the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the frontline coordination of the state’s fight against the disease.
“I am working from home and will conduct all meetings virtually.” He added.
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