COVID-19: Nigerian gov embarks on self-isolation

Bala Mohammed, the governor of Bauchi State, has embarked on self-isloation over his recent contact with one of the confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease.

Mr Mohammed, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met with the son of Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, who announced on Sunday that his son has been confirmed to have tested positive to the pandemic disease which originated from China.

The governor and the son of the top politician met on their way to Abuja from Lagos, TODAY POLITICS learnt.

Mr Mohammed corroborated the report of our sources when he sent out a tweet.

“Following the confirmation from @NCDCgov that one of my recent contacts has tested positive for the #coronavirus, I’ve taken immediate precaution by self-isolating myself,” the governor tweeted on Monday.

“My entourage is also strictly complying with the same isolation measures, pending the results of our tests,” he added.

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