The ranks of state governors who tested positive for COVID-19 swelled up with the Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi testing positive for the virus.

Revealing his status via his official Twitter handle on Wednesday, Fayemi said, “I took my third COVID-19 test yesterday and it came back positive.

“I’m generally ok and I’m already self isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my Deputy, but will continue routine duty from home.”

Since March 2020, Fayemi became the eighth governor who has contracted tested positive for COVID-19. Other state governors who have contracted the virus are: Governors Bala Mohammed of Bauchi; Seyi Makinde of Oyo; Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi; Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia; Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta and Arakunirn Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo.


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