Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
The Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has said that some members of his household have tested positive for coronavirus.
Mustapha, who is the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, disclosed this Sunday evening in a statement he issued to the public.
He said although the persons who contracted the virus were asymptomatic, they had been isolated and were receiving care in one of the government treatment centres.
He said although he and his wife tested negative for the virus, he would remain in self-isolation and work from home according to the protocols by the health authorities.
“I would like to remind all Nigerians that COVID-19 is real. As the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced last week, we are recording an increase in cases across several states.
“Please stay safe and protect yourself. Adhere to all public health and safety measures so that we do not lose the gains we have made in the fight against COVID-19.As a family, we covet your prayers,”Mustapha said.
He also urged the public to take responsibility and to protect the country.