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Governor Bello’s test result comes back negative ~ Coronavirus

Governor Bello’s test result comes back negative ~ Coronavirus

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Twenty-hours after Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna tested positive for coronavirus, the result of the test carried out by his colleague in Niger, Abubakar Bello, is clear.

Governor Bello’s result came out on Sunday, March 29, negative for the virus that hit the state and affected some of the top government officials.

Governor Bello urged the people of the state to focus on personal hygiene and other procedures that would help them to combat and spread the virus.

Governor Bello’s test result comes back negative ~ Coronavirus

“Gov. Bello was in Abuja for APC Governors’ Forum and other official engagements and had contact with those suspected to be COVID-19 positive”, Sidi said.

“He submitted himself for test and it came out negative.

“Since his return to the state, he went into self-isolation as a precautionary measure against the spread of Coronavirus.

“There is no cause for alarm.We are doing everything humanly possible to deal with the situation at hand as a normal precautionary measure.

“We in Niger are not taking things for granted.

“Every citizen must engage in personal hygiene and take actions that can help us to overcome this health challenge once and for all,” he said.

Governor Bello’s test result comes back negative ~ Coronavirus

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ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE #COVID19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020

1. Fellow Nigerians,

2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria.

3. The whole instruments of government are now mobilized to confront what has now become both a health emergency and an economic crisis.

4. Nigeria, unfortunately, confirmed its first case on 27th February 2020. Since then, we have seen the number of confirmed cases rise slowly.

5. By the morning of March 29th, 2020, the total confirmed cases within Nigeria had risen to ninety-seven.

6. Regrettably, we also had our first fatality, a former employee of PPMC, who died on 23rd March 2020. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family in this very difficult time. We also pray for quick recovery for those infected and undergoing treatment.

7. As of today, COVID-19 has no cure. Scientists around the world are working very hard to develop a vaccine.

8. We are in touch with these institutions as they work towards a solution that will be certified by international and local medical authorities within the shortest possible time.

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