Ondo state Governor , Oluwarotimi Akeredolu says he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Though asymptomatic as he said, Governor announced his status in a tweet with a broadcast video to the people of Ondo State on his handle @RotimiAkeredolu today.
In that video, Akeredolu said he took the COVID-19 test after being treated for malaria few days ago
The governor explained that he was advised to take the COVID-19 test by a governor at the All Progressives Congress National Executive Council meeting held on Thursday in Abuja.
He said, “My good people of Ondo State. It gives me great pleasure to address you at this moment. I had malaria two days ago and was treated. I did get over it.
“At the APC NEC meeting, one of my colleagues spoke with me. He advised that malaria should not be just treated as likely. That I should go ahead and have a test for COVID-19.
The result came out today, June 30, 2020, and I tested positive. But I am asymptomatic. I am not feeling sick nor feeling odd in any way.
“But my doctor has said that I should take the necessary steps and self-isolate. I believe that supervised home management would be ideal for me for now.”