Daily Metro News NG
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has contracted COVID-19.
Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor made this known on Wednesday morning.
Akase, in a statement made available to newsmen in Makurdi, the state capital said; “The latest result of his (governor Ortom) COVID-19 test has returned positive.
“This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.
“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.”
The statement added that Ortom advised those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for test.
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