BREAKING: Adamawa Records First COVID-19 Case


Information reaching POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Adamawa State has recorded its first Coronavirus (COVID-19) case.

It was learned that the patient is a returnee from Kano, who earlier been tested after submitting himself for the virus test.

According to SaharaReporters, an online newspaper, the man has been on self-isolation since returning to the state from Kano last week.

He said he was informed of his infection of the virus on Wednesday morning by the COVID-19 Containment Committee in Adamawa.

He told SaharaReporters: “I got a call from the COVID-19 Containment Committee this morning, informing me that my result showed I’m positive for the virus.”

Confirming the news in a state broadcast on Wednesday, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri said the victim is a returnee from Kano State.

He said an emergency meeting with stakeholders and security agencies will be held before evening and the state may be on total lockdown as a result of the incident.

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