Benue Governor Test Positive for COVID-19

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom,  has tested positive for the COVID-19

His Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase announced this in a statement in Makurdi, on Wednesday

“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,” Akase said.

The statement also added that Ortom has advised all those who came in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for testing immediately.