Seyi Makinde Steps Aside As Head of COVID-19 Task Force After Test Result Returns Positive
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday said he tested positive for the coronavirus and is in self-isolation.
The governor revealed this in a statement on his verified Twitter handle on Monday where he disclosed that he is asymptomatic.
“I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result, it is positive, I am asymptomatic and will continue to self isolate,” he said.
Gov Makinde, who is the chairman of the COVID-19 Task Force in the state, further tweeted “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.
I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. pic.twitter.com/SX6UAYBb0S— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020
“Please continue to comply with all the directives from the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay home, stay safe.”