Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, and his wife, Olu have gone into isolation after some members of his household tested positive for COVID-19.
Mustapha said they took the COVID-19 test immediately after it was discovered that members of his household had been infected. He and his wife however tested negative for the disease.
In a statement released on Sunday December 13 by the SGF who is also the chairman of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, it was gathered that the affected persons are asymptomatic and have been moved to a treatment centre.
The statement read;
“I would like to inform the general public that some members of my household tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday evening.
“Although they are currently asymptomatic, they have been isolated and are receiving care in one of the government treatment centres.
“My wife and I tested negative, but will remain in self-isolation and work from home according to protocols by the health authorities.
“I would like to remind all Nigerians that COVID-19 is real. As the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced last week, we are recording an increase in cases across several states.
“Please stay safe and protect yourself. Adhere to all public health and safety measures so that we do not lose the gains we have made in the fight against COVID-19. As a family, we covet your prayers.
“Please Take Responsibility for yourself and to protect our country”