Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has tested positive for COVID-19.
This is coming after test results of most of the Governor’s close aides returned positive in the last few weeks.
Though the Governor is asymptomatic, he has commenced COVID-19 treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.
Ortom confirmed this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase.
The Governor advised those who had come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for COVID-19 test. He stressed that it is equally important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.