Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State has tested positive for COVID-19.
El-Rufai revealed this in a video on his official Twitter handle.
He has placed himself on self-isolation according to the guidelines of the NCDC, as he currently doesn’t show any symptom.
KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir @elrufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is not showing symptoms. pic.twitter.com/5lqfvWc4zv
— Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) March 28, 2020
El-Rufai is yet another high profile Nigerian to be a tested positive for the virus after Abba Kyari, the Chief if Staff to the President, Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State and a host of others.