- The commissioner for youth development and sports in Oyo state, Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for COVID-19
- The 28-year-old commissioner disclosed on Friday, June 26, that he is an asymptomatic carrier of the virus
- Fakorede urged everyone to continue to do everything to minimise the spread of this disease
The commissioner for youth development and sports in Oyo state, Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 28-year-old government official disclosed on Friday, June 26, that he had contracted the disease, The Cable reported.
Fakorede said there was no need to panic as he is an asymptomatic carrier of the virus.
The commissioner stated that he is well without any symptoms/breakdown.
Fakorede said COVID-19 is not in a death sentence and urged everyone to continue to do everything to minimize the spread of this disease.
Meanwhile, the family of the late former governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, has announced the postponement of the burial of the deceased.
The Nation reports that this was announced on Friday, June 26, by Ajimobi's spokesman, Bolaji Tunji, who told reporters in his Oluyole, Ibadan residence that the family would soon make an announcement of the burial programme.
Legit.ng gathered that Tunji said the funeral arrangements would be announced soon by the family, adding that it would be observed privately so as to be in accordance with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines.
“The funeral arrangements will be announced soon by the family but it will be observed privately so as to be in accordance with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines,” he said.
He appealed to sympathisers, who have been thronging his residence, to continue following NCDC guidelines by washing their hands, using face masks and keeping social distancing, among others.
In another report, the special adviser on communication and strategy to Abiola Ajimobi, the late ex-governor of Oyo state, Bolaji Tunji, has written a tribute in honour of his late boss. Ajimobi, who was the immediate past governor of Oyo state, died in Lagos on Thursday, June 25, from complications arising from COVID-19.
Legit.ng reports that Tunji in a tribute published on his Facebook page on Friday, June 26, revealed how the politician made a journey of no-return from Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, to Abuja, the nation's capital.
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