Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tested positive for Coronavirus. The governor made the announcement in a statement he personally signed which was released to the media this evening. El-Rufai becomes the second Nigerian state governor to test positive to COVID-19 after Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State.
“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.” “It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.” “The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai. 28th March 2020″