Governor Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for d coronavirus .
He announced thi son Saturday in video on on Twitter, adding he has embarked on self-isolation.
He appealed to the people of the state to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.
The governor became the first case of COVID-19 recorded in Kaduna, and the second among governors, following Bauchi Gov Bala Mohammed..
“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,” he said.
“According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for someone that is no showing symptoms.
“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.
“It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.
“The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.”