The governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife, Edith, have tested positive to coronavirus.
It can be recalled that the governor had previously announced that his daughter tested positive for the virus and he and his wife will be going on isolation as a precautionary measure.
However, the governor himself too has tested positive for the virus and he announced this on his social media platform on Wednesday.
He wrote: “My wife and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are well and continuing with our isolation/medication.”
Gazelle.com reports that the governor is the sixth Nigerian governor to test positive for the coronavirus.