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Nine of Gov. Ortom’s aides test positive for COVID-19

BENUE, Nigeria – Nine aides of Governor Samuel Ortom have tested positive for COVID-19.

Benue Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, who confirmed the development on Wednesday said despite the number of aides who tested positive for the virus, all government activities were going on smoothly.

Recall that Ortom had through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, announced that his latest COVID-19 test result had returned positive.

Abounu, the State Chairman of the Action Committee on COVID-19, said the committee had already carried out contact tracing of those who came in contact with all those infected by the virus.

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