From Mohammed Muktar Umar, Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is currently in quarantine after tested positive for Coronavirus disease.
Briefing journalists on the health status of the Governor, the State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro said so far the governor did not show any sign or symptom of the virus.
The Commissioner who said the governor is currently receiving adequate treatment, noted that, officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control were in the state to give their support.
” What I will assure Nigerians and citizens of Bauchi State in particular is that His Excellency, is doing very fine, he is not showing any sign or symptoms up till now, he is already in quarantine receiving adequate treatment.
“We have also taken the blood sample of 25 people who are close to the Governor for further investigation and isolation. ”
Dr Aliyu Maigoro said the state government on its part, has taken proactive measures to tackle the spread of the virus through reactivation of its facilities.