By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti
There may be stress in Ekiti State as Governor Kayode Fayemi was confirmed constructive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday.
Fayemi examined constructive following the third scientific check carried out on him.
The Governor made the announcement by way of his official twitter deal with @kfayemi, saying he had gone into self- isolation.
He delegated essential duties to his Deputy, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, including he would, henceforth carry out routine duties from dwelling.
The Chairman of Nigeria Governors Discussion board (NGF) tweeted: “I took my third Covid-19 check yesterday and it got here again constructive.
“I’m usually okay and I’m already self isolating at dwelling and receiving the perfect of care from my medical group.
“I’m delegating essential duties to my Deputy however will proceed routine obligation from dwelling”.
Confirming the event, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode, mentioned his principal has proceeded on self-isolation.
He disclosed the Governor’s spouse, Erelu Bisi Fayemi and all of the Governor’s private aides have gone for COVID- 19 exams.
“The spouse of the governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi being the closest to the governor and members of the State Government Council , together with myself in addition to private aides of His Excellency have submitted ourselves for Covid 19 exams.
“Samples have been taken and we are actually anticipating the outcomes. However none of us is symptomatic as of now, so no trigger for alarm,” Oyebode mentioned.
An impeccable supply near the Governor instructed The Nation no fewer than 10 rapid aides have been positioned on obligatory self-isolation for no less than 14 days following contact with their principal.
The supply mentioned there was stress among the many Governor’s aides, expressing fears they may even have contracted the virus due to having shut contact with him.