Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom tests positive for COVID-19.
This was made known on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase.
This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.
Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.
The statement added that the governor advised those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for test.
Recall that many of the governor’s aides which included his personal physician, aide de camp, orderly, permanent secretaries among others have tested positive for the virus.