Baba Tela the Bauchi State Deputy Governor has tested positive for COVID-19 .
Naija News NG reports that Bala’s media aide, Mukhtar Gidado confirmed the sad news . Baba Tela is also the chairman of the state task force on COVID-19
The statement released by Gidado revealed that Baba Tela has gone into self-isolation and the samples of all his contacts have been taken by NCDC for test.
The statement read;
“This is to inform the General public that His Excellency Sen. Baba Tela, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19 was confirmed positive of COVID-19 .
“Consequently, His Excellency Sen. Baba Tela has gone into self-isolation in Bauchi and health professionals are properly managing his situation.
“Similarly, samples of all his primary contacts have been taken by the NCDC for test and they are advised to remain in isolation pending the outcome of their results.
“He has gone into self-isolation in Bauchi and health professionals are properly managing his situation.”
Bauchi Deputy Governor tests positive for Coronavirus
The Deputy Governor tested positive for the virus barely a month after the Governor of the state, Bala Mohammed recovered from the disease after three weeks treatment.