Kwara State Deputy Governor, Kayode Alabi and his wife Abieyuwa have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The spokesperson of the State’s Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye made this known in a statement on Tuesday.
In his statement titled, ‘Kwara Dep Gov, wife test positive for COVID-19’, the spokesperson said that immediate contact tracing and tests had begun.
The statement read, “Yesterday August 3rd, 2020, His Excellency the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee, Kayode Alabi and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus”.
“The results of their tests are positive. The second couple is very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team”.
His statements further read, “Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days”.
On a final note, Ajakaye said the government and people of Kwara state wish the second couple quick recovery.