Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has gone into self-isolation after he had contact with a man who tested positive for coronavirus.
The governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, announced this in a statement on Monday.
Gidado stated that Governor Bala Mohammed who also recently returned from an official Trip in Lagos, met with Mohammed Atiku Abubakar in the Aero Contractors aircraft where they shook hands and exchanged pleasantries.
The statement reads: “So far, the Governor did not exhibited any symptom of the disease, but based
on the recommendation of the Nigeria Centre for disease Control, he will remain in Isolation in order to avoid the risk of spread of the disease.
“Currently, the blood sample of the Governor has been taken and is undergoing Clinical test. For the period of the clinical testing the Governor and his entourage will remain in isolation pending the outcome of the clinical result.
“Consequently therefore, the Governor has cancelled all his appointments with immediate effect and any inconveniences caused are highly regretted,” the statement read.