Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday disclosed that he has tested negative for Coronavirus.
The Peoples Democratic Party government revealed this development on his official Twitter account.
Recall that the Sokoto State Governor went into isolation having had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 during his recent official trips.
Tambuwal noted that during his isolation he subjected himself to repeated tests by relevant agencies in order to ascertain his status.
“It is with gratitude to Almighty Allah, that I inform the general public, particularly the good people of Sokoto State, that the outcome of the several tests I have gone through have all been negative.”
“I wish to express my gratitude to my Deputy, Hon Manir Muhammad Dan’iya, Walin Sokoto, for ably holding the fort, while I was in self-isolation and going through the mandatory procedures of determining my status.”
The Sokoto State Governor also appreciated the Sultan of Sokoto for his fatherly support and guidance through the period and clerics for their supplications for his health and safety.
He said he was also grateful to members of his family, associates, friends, well-wishers and the good people of Sokoto State and the nation at large, for their goodwill, prayers and sympathy.
“I wish to reiterate my call on the people to support the good and selfless work of relevant COVID-19 agencies within and outside the state by adhering to all the prescribed practices for the prevention of the further spread of the pandemic.”
“May Allah (SWT) protect us from all afflictions, heal those already affected and forgive those whom we have lost to COVID-19 and other causes.”