Kwara Deputy Gov, Wife Test Positive for Covid-19


By Hammed Shittu

The Kwara State Deputy Governor and chairman, technical committee on Covid-19 in the state, Mr Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Abieyuwa, have tested positive for Covid-19.

A statement issued in Ilorin on Tuesday by the Spokesman for the state Technical Committee on Covid-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, said that, “Yesterday (Monday) August 3rd, 2020, His Excellency the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee Kayode Alabi and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus.

“The results of their test are positive. The second couple are very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team.

“Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days”.

The statement however said that, “The government wishes the second couple and all others quick recovery” .