Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, said the governor has sent his samples for testing.
He noted that Governor Obaseki is not showing any symptoms of the virus after close contact with the two patients.
Osagie added that the governor has taken the necessary precaution to self-isolate to protect people that may otherwise come in contact with him.
Osagie said, “The governor has gone into self-isolation after the Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, tested positive for coronavirus.
“The governor had met Senator Mohammed at the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and National Economic Council (NEC) meetings. He also visited Mr. Kyari.”