Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The governor disclosed this through his Twitter handle on Wednesday.
He said, “This is to confirm that the result of my last COVID-19 test returned positive. Though I have not shown any symptoms[b], I have already commenced treatment. Let me advise those who have come in contact with me in the last couple of days to go for test.
“It is important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.
“I urge Benue people and other Nigerians to continue to observe the protocol for the prevention of the virus.”