The deputy governor of Kwara State Mr. Kayode Alabi and his wife, Mrs. Abieyuwa Alabi, have tested positive for coronavirus.
This was disclosed on Tuesday by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor/Spokesman, Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19.
Mr. Alabi is the chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19, Naija News reports.
According to Ajakaye, the Deputy Governor and his wife underwent the COVID-19 test on Monday after they showed symptoms. Their results returned positive.
The statement reads:
“Yesterday August 3rd, 2020, His Excellency the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee Kayode Alabi and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus.”
“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.”
“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.”
“The government wishes the second couple and all others quick recovery.”