Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the novel Covid-19.
The Oyo State Governor confirmed the news by himself on his social media page as he revealed he is asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.
The Governor posted on Twitter and Facebook, he wrote ;
I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.
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.
The Oyo State Governor joins the list of highly placed individuals in the country to test positive to the quick spreading Coronavirus.