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5 Nigerian Politicians Who Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus



Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus worldwide, Nigeria has recorded over 25,000 cases with daily rise in the numbers.

The country was ranked third most affected country coming right after Algeria and Egypt and has also seen massive recoveries and some deaths.

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Among the many affected citizens of Nigeria are some celebrities and high profile people, including five state governors. Below is a list of Nigerian state governors who have tested positive of the deadly viral disease.

On March 24th, Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdukadir Mohammed tested positive for Coronavirus. He was reported to have self isolated after having contact with the son of Atiku Abubakar who tested positive for the virus.

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the state governor of Kanduna announced himself as the second governor to test positive for the virus on March 28. He disclosed in avideo shared on his social media page that he is responding to treatment and was in self-isolation.

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde was said to be among governors who attended National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja where he met with other governors after which the Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF) advised its members who attended the Abuja meeting to go into self- isolation or undergo COVID-19 test.

On 30th March, the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde disclosed that he tested positive to the disease to become the third governor to have fall victim of the novel coronavirus.

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, tested positive for the COVID-19 infection on July 8th. He made this public in a statement. It is believed that the governor is still positive to the virus.

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, became the fifth governor in Nigeria to have tested positive for COVID-19. The governor revealed this in a broadcast on June 30th, adding that he is yet to show any symptom.

SOURCE: AfricaCelebrities.Com