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Kwara Deputy Governor’s Aides Test Positive For Covid-19

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By Steve Oni, Ilorin

Kwara State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Technical Committee on Coronavirus, Mr Kayode Alabi has again called on the people of the state to always adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Mr Alabi, who made the call shortly after some of his aides tested positive for Covid-19, warned that the disease is a real and present danger that requires serious caution.

He explained that the Government is determined to flatten the curve of Coronavirus and curb community transmission, adding that his aides who tested positive for Covid-19 have been admitted to Covid 19/ Infectious centre, Sobi Specialist Hospital Ilorin.

The Deputy Governor called on Kwarans to take responsibility in the fight against the disease, saying that the only antidote against COVID-19 is to obey all the government’s and health officials’ precautionary measures such as wearing of nose masks, avoidance of large gatherings, adherence to physical distancing, washing of hands with soap and running water or sanitiser, among others.

He also advised all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to emulate his action by mandating their staff to go for testing.

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