The governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Mr Fayemi disclosed this via his official Twitter handle @kfayemi on Wednesday.
He tweeted: “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive.
“I’m generally ok and I’m already self- isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team.
“I’m delegating critical tasks to my Deputy but will continue routine duty from home. JKF”.
This is coming at a time Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has recorvered from the virus.
So far, about six Nigerian governors had tested positive for the virus.
Governors of Bauchi, Kaduna, Oyo, Delta, Ondo states, Bala Mohammed, Nasir El-Rufa’i, Seyi Makinde, Ifeanyi Okowa and Rotimi Akeredolu respectively, had tested positive for the virus at different times.