Information reaching us indicates that the Deputy Governor for Bauchi State, Baba Tela has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus.
This was revealed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Bauchi State governor, Muhktar Gidado in a media statement.
He indicated that the deputy governor had to take the test after showing symptoms of the disease adding that the deputy governor has now gone into self-isolation.
In the statement, he said;
“This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, Sen. Baba Tela, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19 was confirmed positive for coronavirus.
He contracted the disease while discharging his onerous responsibility as Chairman of the Committee.
Consequently, His Excellency, Baba Tela has gone into self-isolation in Bauchi, and health professionals are properly managing his situation.
The governor also calls on the citizens to adhere strictly to the protocols against the dreaded virus to curtail its spread in the state.”