June 29, 2022

COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive

COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive
COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive

COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive. John Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor, has tested positive for COVID-19, this was confirmed after a third test of the Virus was carried out.

Governor Fayemi, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), took to his twitter handle on Wednesday to disclose his COVID-19 status.

“I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I’m generally ok and I’m already self isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my Deputy but will continue routine duty from home,” the post read.

COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive

Fayemi joins a list of governors who have tested positive for the virus, including Seyi Makinde of Oyo; Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, and Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna.

It is not clear how the governor contracted the virus but he had held series of meetings within and outside Ekiti state over the past two weeks, although in observance of physical distancing guidelines as provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

As of July 21, 2020, a total of 86 people had been confirmed positive for the coronavirus in Ekiti, and as such the state has recorded two deaths and 47 recoveries.

COVID-19: Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi tests Positive

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