The governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has asked all his 35 colleagues to go into self-isolation immediately after meeting with them, saying he was in meetings with two people who had tested positive to Coronavirus [COVID-19].
Governor Fayemi, who is the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, said he had done the coronavirus test after the exposure.
Two of such persons are the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed and the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, both of whom have tested positive to the virus on Tuesday and have been quarantined.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Fayemi wrote:
“I just took the Covid19 test having gone into self-isolation since yesterday evening. I’m asymptomatic and feel well but I was in meetings with two people who had since tested positive.
“I look forward to an all clear and I have encouraged all my colleagues to take the test.”