Posted on Wed 27 Jan 2021, 11:10 AM

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase says that the governor’s result turned positive after a close aide also returned positive in the last few weeks.

“This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.

“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.

The statement added that the governor advised those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for test.

He noted that the Governor did not show any symptoms of the disease but has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.

Governor Ortom urges Benue people to continue to observe the protocol for the prevention of the virus such as wearing of face masks, use of sanitizers, regular hand washing and physical distancing.

He encourages the people not to be afraid of going for COVID-19 test as doing so would help in containing the spread of the disease.

 

 

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