The Commissioner for Youth Improvement and Sports activities in Oyo State, Mr. Seun Fakorede, has examined constructive for COVID-19, The PUNCH experiences.
Fakorede, who’s 28-years-old, instructed The PUNCH on Friday that he had gone into isolation so as to not unfold the illness.
Fakorede, who’s the youngest commissioner in Oyo State, mentioned he didn’t know the way he contracted COVID-19 as a result of he often takes all mandatory precautions.
He, nonetheless, mentioned Nigerians should know that COVID-19 isn’t a loss of life sentence as many, together with his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde, have crushed the illness.
The commissioner additionally instructed The PUNCH that he remained asymptomatic as of Friday morning.
Fakorede mentioned, “I examined constructive for COVID-19 and I would like you to know that there’s no trigger for any panic as I’m very effectively, protected and sound with none signs/breakdown.
“Earlier than the take a look at end result got here in, I had no inkling that I used to be going to check constructive. This was as a result of, regardless of the calls for of the workplace I occupy, I’ve been cautious since COVID-19 crept into our world — I took the take a look at similar to others and didn’t nurse any worry. I used to be asymptomatic, I nonetheless am, and I stay fearless.
“I’ve instantly adopted and adhered strictly to the directives of the Incident Administration for the Oyo State Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
“COVID-19 isn’t in any manner a loss of life sentence — So, whereas I acknowledge my principal, Governor Seyi Makinde, for the efforts he has put in place to sort out the pandemic, I wish to additional urge us all to proceed to do every little thing to attenuate the unfold of this virus.
“I’ll stay in isolation until I totally get well, I’ll combat this, victoriously — please proceed to adjust to all of the directives of the COVID-19 Activity Power. Keep protected!”