The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
We gathered that one of the security aides to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has also been confirmed to have been infected with the virus after the Governor directed all his aides and appointees to go for COVID-19 tests.
One of the aides to the governor, who craved anonymity, told newsmen on Thursday.
When asked, the aide said, “Yes mama’s (first lady) result has come and it was positive. One of the security men attached to the Governor is also positive and has been asked to go on isolation.”
It was gathered that Mrs Akeredolu has been in self-isolation for the past few days.
The Commissioner for Health in the state, Mr. Waheed Adegbenro also died of COVID-19 related ailment while the Governor has equally tested positive for the rampaging virus.