Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary of Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, has revealed the likely event his boss contracted coronavirus.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the governor had on Monday confirmed he has tested positive to the rampaging coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.
The governor who tweeted via his personal handle @seyiamakinde said that he remains asymptomatic and would remain in isolation.
He also said that he had appointed Prof Temitope Alonge, a former Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while he recovers.
According to Mr Adisa, in a statement issued on Monday evening, he stated that the Governor attended a meeting of the National Economic Council held two weeks ago.
It would be recalled that Governor Makinde was one of the governors who attended the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja, penultimate week, where he met with a number of colleagues.
The Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF) had after the meeting advised its members who attended the Abuja meeting to go into self- isolation or undergo COVID-19 tests.