Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has gone into isolation after coming in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19.
The governor, who made this known via his Twitter handle, said he had undergone a COVID-19 test.
“Gov @AWTambuwal goes into isolation after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. The Deputy Gov will oversee all activities of the state pending the outcome of the test result of the Governor,” the governor tweeted.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Thursday that 1,145 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the country.