Senator Bala Mohammed, Bauchi Governor
By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State is presently quarantined after being confirmed positive for Coronavirus disease as a result of his contact with the son of PDP Presidential candidate in 2019 General election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Briefing journalists on the health status of the Governor, the State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro said so far the governor did not show any sign or symptom of the virus.
The Commissioner said the governor is now receiving adequate treatment, and that, officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control are in the state to give their professional support to the situation.
“What I will assure Nigerians and citizens of Bauchi State in particular is that His Excellency, is doing very fine, he is not showing any sign or symptom up till now, but he is already in quarantine receiving adequate attention by experts.
“We have also taken the blood sample of 15 people who are closed to the Governor for further investigation and insolation.”
Dr Maigoro said the state government on its part, has taken proactive measures to tackle the spread of the virus through reactivation of its facilities.