Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor who is on self isolation states that he is asymptomatic, he disclosed this on his social media handles on Monday.

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.

A statement from Makinde’s spokesman,  Taiwo Adisa, explained that Governor Makinde was one of the governors who attended the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja, on Thursday, March 19, where he met with a number of his colleagues.

The Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF), days later, advised its members who attended the Abuja meeting to go into self- isolation or undergo COVID-19 tests which Makinde did last week.

COVID-19: Governor Makinde Tests Positive

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor who is on self isolation states that he is asymptomatic, he disclosed this on his social media handles on Monday.

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.

A statement from Makinde’s spokesman,  Taiwo Adisa, explained that Governor Makinde was one of the governors who attended the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja, on Thursday, March 19, where he met with a number of his colleagues.

The Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF), days later, advised its members who attended the Abuja meeting to go into self- isolation or undergo COVID-19 tests which Makinde did last week.