Plateau State Governor – Simon Lalong has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus.
In an announcement made yesterday in Jos, the Governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs – Dr Makut Simon Macham, stated that Governor Lalong is currently in self-isolation and will work from home in the meantime.
“The test result indicated that Governor Lalong’s test returned positive while all members of his family tested negative.
“Consequently, the Governor who is asymptomatic has gone into isolation while his close aides are being tested.
“As a result, the Governor will henceforth work from home during the period of treatment
“All State matters requiring the Governor’s physical presence will be handled by the Deputy Governor,” he stated.
The State Governor also took out time to remind the state citizens of the virus prevalence and implored them to observe Covid-19 protocols during this festive period.