OSUN, Nigeria – Two members of the Osun State cabinet have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Commissioner for Information, Mrs Funke Egbemode has confirmed this on Wednesday, adding that they have begun treatment and self-isolation.
Egbemode told newsmen that the two unnamed cabinet members were discovered to be positive following the order by Governor Gboyega Oyetola instructing his commissioners and aides to take the COVID-19 test.
Egbemode added that Gov. Oyetola, who leads by example, also took the COVID-19 test.
“The results have returned and only two people returned positive.
“They have since gone into isolation and commenced treatment.
“We can confirm that the members are stable, and a repeat test will be conducted in a few days to check their progress.
He advised citizens to take personal responsibility for their safety and the safety of others to manage the second wave of the virus in the state.
The Commissioner disclosed that the governor also instructed all drivers in his convoy, domestic staff and aides attached to senior government officials to go for the COVID-19 test.