From Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin and Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi
No fewer than 35 medical medical doctors in Kwara State have to date examined optimistic for COVID-19 pandemic, it was gathered on Monday.
Nigerian Medical Affiliation (NMA) Chairman Dr. Kolade Solagberu advised reporters in Ilorin at this yr’s annual normal assembly (AGM) of the affiliation.
He, nonetheless, mentioned the affiliation had not recorded any casualty amongst its members.
Chancellor and Chairman of Council of Benue State College (BSU) Prof. Zacharys Gundu has additionally examined optimistic for COVID 19.
That is coming barely per week after the BSU Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Godwin Achinge, died of the virus.
In an announcement in Makurdi, Gundu acknowledged that his pattern despatched to Abuja for testing returned optimistic.
He added that he’s now in an isolation centre and receiving remedy.
Dr. Solagberu advised the state’s residents that COVID-19 is actual, urging them to ignore rumours saying the pandemic was solely a money-making avenue for the federal government.
The NMA chairman lauded the Federal and state governments for steady closure of colleges, including that security needs to be paramount till the coast is evident.