COVID-19: Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde tests positive

Olubunmi Osoteku, Ibadan

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for Coronavirus.

The Governor made the disclosure through his Twitter handle Monday evening.

Noting that although he has not shown any symptoms of the virus yet, he has designated a former Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital (UCH), Professor Temitope Alonge, to continue in his stead as the Head of the Covid-19 State Task Force Team, till his full recovery.

He enjoined the people of the State to continue to comply with all the directives from the COVID-19 Task Force while reiterating that all must stay home to stay safe.

Makinde’s tweet reads, “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is Positive. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.

The Governor said, “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while I recover fully.” 

“Please continue to comply with all the directives from the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay home, stay safe,” he concluded.

 

Zainab Sa’id