Bauchi governor recovers, tests negative for Coronavirus

Yusuf Bello| The Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, on Thursday tested negative for coronavirus.

The governor who confirmed his health status in tweets posted via his verified Twitter handle thanked the people of the state, as well as religious leaders in Bauchi and elsewhere for their support and prayers while he was in isolation.

He also thanked the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the team of health experts in Bauchi tackling coronavirus.

The governor tweeted, ”Alhamdulillah. I just received the green light. My second test for #COVID19 returned negative. I thank you all for your prayers & support even while I was in isolation. Most importantly, all the praises & thanks be to Allah – the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful”. #GreaterBauchi

”My gratitude also goes to our religious leaders within and outside the state for their constant prayers, also our meticulous Bauchi #COVIDー19 team and the @NCDCgov”.

On March 23, The governor went into self-isolation on March 23, after he had contact with the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who had tested positive for COVID-19.

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