Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has tested positive to CoronaVirus disease.
The governor had contact with the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Mohammed, who was confirmed positive on Sunday night.
Mukhtar Gidado, the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, in a statement earlier today confirmed that Governor Mohammed tested positive to the deadly virus.
The governor is the second top ranking politician in Nigeria to have tested positive to COVID-19. The first is President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
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