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COVID-19: Governor Fayemi Undergoes Test, Goes Into Self-Isolation

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Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Wednesday announced that he has undergone coronavirus test and has gone into self-isolation.

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the governor said he took the test after he was exposed to two people who tested positive for COVID-19.

Fayemi, who is the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), added that he is not showing any symptoms of the virus as of Wednesday morning.

POLITICS NIGERIA understands that Fayemi had contact with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, last week during a meeting in Abuja.

This news medium reports that Mohammed and Kyari both tested positive for the dreaded virus on Tuesday and have been quarantined.

Also, the governor has ordered all his 35 colleagues to go into self-isolation immediately.

Fayemi wrote: “I just took the Covid19 test having gone into self-isolation since yesterday evening. I’m asymptomatic and feel well but I was in meetings with two people who had since tested positive.

“I look forward to an all clear and I have encouraged all my colleagues to take the test.”

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