From Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi
Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has gone into self – isolation after having contact with Atiku Abubaka’s son who has been tested positive for coronavirus.
A press release signed by the Senior Secial Assistant on Media to the Governor, Comrade Mukhtar Gidado, Monday, said “This followed the report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) that the son of the former Vice President, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar was tested positive to the Coronavirus upon his return from an international trip through Lagos”.
Governor Bala Mohammed who recently returned from an official trip to Lagos, met with Mohammed Atiku Abubakar in the Aero Contractors aircraft where they shook hands and exchanged pleasantries.
“The governor did not exhibit 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”.
The release noted that the blood sample of the governor had been taken for clinical test, adding that for the period of the test, the governor and his entourage will remain in isolation pending the outcome of the clinical result.