Kwara State deputy governor and Chairman of the state's Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi, have tested positive for Coronavirus.
A statement by spokesperson for the committee, Rafiu Ajakaye, noted that Alabi and his wife underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus and the tests were positive.
“Yesterday August 3, 2020, the deputy governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee, Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Abieyuwa, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus.
“The results of their test are positive. The second couple are very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team.
“Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days.
“The government wishes the second couple and all others quick recovery,” the statement reads.
The announcement comes few weeks after Adisa Logun, Chief of Staff to Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Governor of Kwara State, died of COVID-19 complications.