Mohammad Bello, FCT Minister [Photo: Bello's Twitter Account]

Muhammad Bello, the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has recovered from COVID-19.

Mr Bello, who contracted the deadly virus ending of last month, announced this on Facebook Tuesday evening, saying medical practitioners have certify him okay to resume duty.

“Best regards to all. Pleased to report that after taking my prescribed course of COVID-19 medication, I feel very well and great,” he said on the social network. “The doctors have confirmed that I’m now free of the virus and it’s OK for me to resume all official activities.

“I wish to convey my sincere appreciation to all those who showed great concern on my health status, through various channels of communication.

“I also wish to commend the FCTA Medical team for their commitment and dedication to duty. All COVID-19 patients in the FCT are truly thankful to you.

“Let me use this opportunity to further reiterate that COVID-19 is very much around. I therefore once more, I appeal to residents to get themselves vaccinated. Doing so could save their lives,” he added.