…Debunks reports that he is ok

By Ibrahim Hassan

Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has debunked insinuations that he was free of the covid-19 infection.

The governor, on his twitter handle, said he had not been cleared of Covid-19.

Some residents along Kawo Road near the old Kawo market in Kaduna had earlier alleged that they sighted someone like El-Rufa’i in the area, near his late uncle’s house indicating that the governor’ was okay.

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However,the governor in his tweet said “earlier Wednesday 10am-2pm, I took few hours during isolation to chair a virtual meeting of the State Executive Council.”

“I haven’t been cleared of Covid-19 yet & will personally announce when confirmed negative. Ignore all fake news even if you like [email protected] UPDATE: I am grateful to our team ably led by the Deputy Governor for keeping the Goverment going without me. “

“I am super proud of all our Commissioners, SSG, Senior aides, Advisers, Assistants, security agency and other government officials for a job well done,” he said.

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