Aides Of Kwara Deputy Gov. Test Positive For Covid-19

Aides Of Kwara Deputy Gov. Test Positive For Covid-19


Oluwapelumi Fasoyin, Kwara


The aides to the Kwara State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Kayode Alabi has tested positive to the virus.

This was disclosed by the Deputy Governor himself on Sunday announced.

Mr Alabi who tested negative to COVID-19 warned residents to strictly adhere to the safety protocols.

In a press statement issued by his Chief press secretary, Modupe Joel, disclosed that the Deputy governor aides are currently receiving treatment in the state Isolation Centre at Sobi Specialist Hospital in Ilorin.

He however warned in the statement that the disease is a real and dangerous and therefore requires serious caution.

He explained that the government is determined to flatten the curve of coronavirus and curb community transmission.

The Deputy Governor called on Kwarans to take responsibility in the fight against the disease, saying that,” the only antidote against COVID-19 is to obey all the government’s and health officials precautionary measures such as wearing of nose masks, avoidance of large gathering, adherence to physical distancing, washing of hands with soap and running water or sanitiser, among others.”

He also advised all ministries, departments and agencies to emulate his action by testing their staff.


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