The Director of Strategic Communication and Press Affairs to Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, Mr. Yakubu Lamai,has said the governor is not on self-isolation following the spread of coronavirus across the country.
Lamai disclosed this in a statement to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Wednesday in Lafia.
According to him, there was nothing to hide about the COVID-19 global pandemic, Nasarawa State inclusive.
”It has come to the notice of the Directorate of Strategic Communication and Press Affairs that some Social Media platforms are saying His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi A Sule has gone on self-isolation.
“If indeed His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi Sule goes into self-isolation, we shall make a formal statement to that.
”Please rest assured that there is nothing to hide about COVID-19 in the entire world as also in Nasarawa State,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Nasarawa state government has intensified sensitisation on the preventive measures of COVID-19.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria presently stands at 46.
While two patients have been discharged, Nigeria recorded one death on Wednesday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.