Just In: Niger state governor tests positive for COVID-19


Niger state governor Abubakar Bello, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Niger state government broke the news in a tweet on the Twitter handle of the governor.

“FLASH: @GovNiger, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Governor Sani Bello who revealed the news today said the result of his latest test came back positive and he had consequently proceeded on self-isolation,” the tweet read.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel-Berje, the Governor said “his sample was taken for test, and unfortunately returned positive..
The Governor said he has immediately gone into self isolation and has commenced treatment.



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