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El-Rufai goes into isolation again over COVID-19 scare

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Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Saturday announced that he has gone back to isolation over COVID-19 scare.

The governor made the announcement in a broadcast on Saturday, adding that the measure became necessary as family members and senior government officials around him tested positive for COVID-19.

According to him, he is already in self-isolation as a precaution pending a COVID-19 test to be conducted on Sunday.

Read also: El-Rufai warns of second covid-19 lockdown, as Kaduna cases reach 30% daily

El-Rufai had earlier tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 in March but recovered after some weeks.

Aside the Kaduna governor, others who had tested positive for the virus and recovered include Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu; Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Ripples Nigeria also reported on Friday that Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had proceeded on self isolation after some of his senior close aides tested positive for COVID-19.

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