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Kwara Deputy Governor, Wife test positive for COVID-19

Kwara State Deputy governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi and his wife, Abieyuwa, have tested positive for COVID-19.

This was announced by the spokesperson of the state’s Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement reads: “Yesterday, August 3rd, 2020, the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee Kayode Alabi and his wife, Abieyuwa, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus.

“The results of their test are positive. The second couple are very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team.

“Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days.

“The government wishes the second couple and all others quick recovery.”

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