FCT Minister tests positive for COVID-19
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Minister’s chief press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.
The statement said the Minister experienced some mild symptoms of sore throat, feverish and mild runny nose December 28, and went for a COVID-19 test.
“The result returned positive in the early hours of Friday, December 31, 2021,” the statement said.
Although the Minister is said to be in high spirits, he is currently in isolation at home, receiving treatment.
Ogunleye said the medical personnel attending to the Minister informed him that his case is mild because he has taken two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Malam Bello, while appealing to those, who are yet to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so, commended all medical personnel in the FCT and beyond for their front line role in the containment of the virus,” the statement added.