The Ebonyi state Governor, Chief David Umahi has tested positive for COVID 19.
The Governor confirmed this in a statement he personally signed .
Gov Umahi noted that some of his close aides have equally tested positive for the virus after carrying out tests.
He further disclosed that even though they are not showing any symptoms but have since isolated themselves in line with NCDC protocol .
The Governor directed the deputy Governor Kelechi Igwe to takeover the frontline coordination of the state’s fight against the pandemic to protect Ebonyi people.
He appealed to the people of Ebonyi state to take the Ncdc protocol more seriously while stating that he’s working from home and all my meetings will be through virtual procedure.
He said he’s optimistic that Soonest they will all test negative .