The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
The governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, announced this in a statement on Tuesday, 24 March, 2020.
This comes a day after the governor took the test after he had contact with the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Mohammed was confirmed to have been infected with the virus after the test.
The Governor met Atiku’s son on an Aero Contractor flight and they shook hands and exchanged pleasantries.