Information reaching POLITICS NIGERIA on Thursday evening reveals that the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has tested negative for the deadly COVID-19 virus.
Mohammed, who tested positive a few weeks back, was overjoyed after the second test result returned negative. Below is a statement from the Bauchi State government on the development;
“The governor, while receiving the result of his second test which turned out negative, thanked the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the local Bauchi COVID19 TaskForce, the imams, ulamas, pastors and all religious leaders within and outside the state for their selfless devotion all through his time in isolation,” Bauchi said in the release.”
“The governor also thanked his cabinet as well as residents and indigenes of the state for remaining steadfast and relentless all through the period”
“The governor while speaking used the opportunity of his return to full and active service to urge residents and visitors to the state to maintain strict adherence to all protocols laid down by the government towards tackling the COVID19 menace within the state and in Nigeria as a whole.”