Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Akeredolu, who disclosed his COVID-19 status on his Facebook page on Tuesday, said he was asymptomatic.
However, Akeredolu said he had gone on self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for someone who is asymptomatic.
“Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19. Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for Covid-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms,” he said.
“I am currently self-isolating and supervised home management will be administered by the wonderful team at our Infectious Disease Hospital. I ask that we all stay safe and be well.”
With his current status, Akeredolu has joined the list of top Nigerians who have tested positive for the disease.
His colleague governors who had earlier tested positive for coronavirus and had since recovered include, Governors Seyi Makinde, Oyo; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna and Bala Mohammed, Bauchi State.