BREAKING:Ekiti Governor, Fayemi, contracts COVID-19

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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi,  has tested positive for Covid-19.

The governor disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday, noting that   he would be delegating critical tasks to his  deputy, Adebisi Egbeyemi.

He said, “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I’m generally ok and I’m already self-isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my deputy but will continue routine duty from home,” the governor tweeted.

Fayemi is the Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum and the eighth governor to test positive for Covid-19.

Others include Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi; Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.