Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has tested positive for Covid-19.
According to a statement, on Wednesday, by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, Ortom’s latest Covid-19 test returned positive following the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.
“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.
“The Governor says it is equally important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for a test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.
“He encourages the people not to be afraid of going for COVID-19 test as doing so would help in containing the spread of the disease”, Akase stated.