From Beatrice GONDYI, Bauchi
Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has gone into self-isolation following contact with the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
It would be recalled that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that Mohammed Atiku Abubakar has tested positive to the Coronavirus upon his return from an international trip through Lagos.
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Governor Bala Mohammed who recently returned from an official trip to Lagos met with Mohammed Atiku Abubakar in the Aero Contractors aircraft where they shook hands and exchanged pleasantries.
This was contained in a press release signed by the SSA Media to the Governor, Muktar Gidado. It states that the Governor did not exhibit any symptom of the disease, but based on the recommendation of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, he will remain in isolation in order to avoid the risk of spreading the disease.
Muktar Gidado who noted that the blood sample of the Governor has been taken for clinical test said for the period of the test, the Governor and his entourage will remain in isolation pending the outcome of the clinical result.