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COVID-19: Bauchi Deputy Governor test positive to coronavirus



The Bauchi State Deputy governor has Baba Tela, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

This was revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Bauchi State governor, Muhktar Gidado on Wednesday

According to Gidado, the Deputy Governor was confirmed to have contracted the virus following a test carried out on him by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) when he exhibited noticeable symptoms of the virus.

The statement by Gidado read thus in detail; “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, Sen. Baba Tela, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19 was confirmed positive for coronavirus.

“He contracted the disease while discharging his onerous responsibility as Chairman of the Committee.

“Consequently, His Excellency, Baba Tela has gone into self-isolation in Bauchi and health professionals are properly managing his situation,” the statement concluded.

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession with few years of experience, I am also a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.