Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
This was according to the statement that was personally signed by him.
Governor Umahi had earlier said that some of his aides had been tested and confirmed positive to the virus, stating that they were asymptomatic and has been under self-isolation under the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control protocols.
The Governor has also directed that the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, take charge of administrative issues of the states and also advising residents to take precautions at all times.
E247mag earlier that the governor sent in his samples after some government officials tested positive for the virus