Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus.
The governor disclosed this on his twitter handle on Monday evening, saying that he just received his coronavirus test result and that it was positive.
He said he was still asymptomatic and would continue to self-isolate.
“I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate,” he tweeted.
Makinde said he had designated Prof. Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while he recovered fully.
“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,” he added.