Kwara Deputy Governor, wife test positive for Coronavirus

Health officials conducting a test for Kwara State Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi.

Kwara State Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Abieyuwa, have tested positive for the novel (Coronavirus) COVID-19.

Alabi is also the Chairman of Kwara State Technical Committee on Coronavirus.

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Disclosing this on Tuesday, Kwara State Government in a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, said the couple underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus.

The statement said: “The results of their test are positive. The second couple are very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team.

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“Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days.”

It would be recalled that Chief of Staff to Kwara State Governor, Aminu Adisa, had died of COVID-19 last month, thereby throwing the state into mourning.

Idowu Sowunmi