A file photograph of Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
The Chief Press Secretary to Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, has defined that his principal didn’t contract the COVID-19 virus on the PDP rally held just lately in Ibadan, the state capital.
Adisa in an interview mentioned there is no such thing as a have to politicise the difficulty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The governor is claimed to have contracted COVID-19 on the March 18 PDP South-West zonal unification rally doesn’t come to play, as a result of there was no recognized incident of the virus in Oyo State at the moment.
“Additionally, the governor didn’t have any signs as of that point.
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“On the time that the rally was held, there was no recognized case of the COVID-19 and after the rally, Governor Makinde really put out a message to point that if he had acquired a touch of the existence of coronavirus within the state an hour to the rally, he would have cancelled the occasion. He took duty for holding the rally,” Adisa defined.
The governor’s aide additionally mentioned the case the place Makinde was uncovered to the virus was when he attended the Nationwide Financial Council (NEC) assembly, on March 19, in Abuja.
“All governors who attended that assembly had been suggested to self-isolate and bear check after one of many attendees examined optimistic to the virus.
“The governors went again to Abuja the next day they usually held collection of conferences. The governor had contact with folks which are recognized. So, we must always not politicise a problem like this,” Adisa added.
Governor Makinde had earlier on March 30 introduced that he examined optimistic for coronavirus and has gone into self-isolation.
He’s the third state governor to check optimistic for the virus in Nigeria. The 2 others embody Bala Mohammed of Bauchi and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State.