As Kaduna State Arrests Two Clerics for Conducting Congregational Prayers
The Kaduna state Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
The Governor made his test result known online on Saturday evening, noting that he is already in self isolation.
According to a statement obtained by The Sight News, the Governor said, “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.
“According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is not showing symptoms.
“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.
“It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.
“The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time”, he ended.
Meanwhile, the State on Saturday announced that two clerics have been arrested for conducting congregational prayers in violation of Kaduna State public health preventive measures.
A KDSG statement said that Malam Aminu Umar Usman and Malam Umar Shangel will be prosecuted.