Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Saturday said he has tested positive to Coronavirus.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that it is the first case of COVID-19 recorded in Kaduna state.
The governor, who made the disclosure in a statement he issued in Kaduna, said he has gone into self-isolation.
“Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.