From Mohammed muktar Umar, Bauchi
Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed has gone into self isolation following the report from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Monday, that the son of former Vice President, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar was tested positive for Coronavirus.
According to a press release by the governor’s media aide Mukhtar Gidado, the governor has recently travelled to Lagos where he met Atiku’s son in an aircraft, shook hands and exchanged pleasantries with him.
The statement said although the governor did not exhibit symptoms of the disease, he embarked on self isolation in line with the instructions by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control in order to avoid spreading the deadly virus to others.
Gidado further revealed that the blood samples of the governor has been taken to a laboratory for screening adding that his principal has so far cancelled all his appointments pending the result of the test.
” Currently, the blood sample of the governor has been taken and is undergoing clinical test. For the period of the clinical testing, the governor and his entourage will remain in isolation pending the outcome of the clinical result”. He said.