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Benue Governor , Samuel Ortom Tests Positive For Covid-19

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Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has been tested positive of Covid-19.

This was confirmed in a statement by Chief press secretary to the governor,Mr Terver Akase on Wednesday.

Mr Akase said test results of most of the Governor’s close aides also returned positive in the last few weeks.

Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.

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He advises those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for test. The Governor says it is equally important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.

Governor Ortom urges Benue people to continue to observe the protocol for the prevention of the virus such as wearing of face masks, use of sanitizers, regular hand washing and physical distancing.

He encourages the people not to be afraid of going for COVID-19 test as only doing so would help in containing the spread of the disease.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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