Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s First Lady, has expressed sadness over the news that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State tested positive for Coronavirus.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the governor confirmed his health status in a video broadcast on his twitter page on Saturday night.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has also recorded the governor as its first case in Kaduna State as the country now has 97 cases of patients with COVID-19.
In a tweet on Saturday, Aisha Buhari prayed for a speedy recovery of the governor, adding that with collective effort, the country will overcome the disease.
Aisha wrote, “Gov. Nasir, I am deeply touched by the news of your Covid 19 status.
“On behalf of my family, I extend our sincere prayers for your quick recovery. I want to assure you that with collective effort we will overcome it. In Shaa Allah!”
Meanwhile, the wife of the Kaduna state governor, Hadiza Isma, has appealed to Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of her husband.
She made the appeal after her husband announced that he tested positive for the virus on Twitter.
“Dear Tweeps, my husband, the Governor of Kaduna State has tested positive for COVID-19. Please keep us in your prayers,” she tweeted.