El-Rufai Recovers From COVID-19 Disease Vows To Keep Kaduna Safe
The governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai has recovered and discharged from sick bay after tested positive of COVID-19.
Recall that the governor was tested positive of the disease on March 28, 2020, and was the pioneer case of COVID-19 in Kaduna state.
The governor announced on Wednesday, April 22, that he has now hale and hearty after been tested negative twice today.
“I thank Almighty Allah for His grace and mercy. I also acknowledge with gratitude the massive outpouring of sympathy, prayers and public support that followed the disclosure of the infection.
“My family not only went through the trauma of potentially losing a member, but also the risk of being infected as well,” he said.
The governor who is to start his office duty immediately, praised his deputy governor, Hadiza Balarabe, for standing on his behalf while he was in isolation receiving treatment.
He also commended medical personnel in the state’s Ministry of Health and the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for managing his case not withstanding the dangers in doing so.
El-Rufai also promised that infected people will receive adequate treatment as he had received.
“We must all work hard to ensure that we keep COVID-19 out of Kaduna State.
“We have lower infection rates than expected due to stringent measures we imposed in our state, but we cannot let our guards down.
“We are in dangerous times. This disease is a threat to our humanity, our lives and livelihoods.
“As someone that has experienced it, I will not wish it on my worst enemy,” he said
NB: Two other Nigerian governors were also tested positive of COVID-19, Amongst who are:Governor Seyi Makinde, Oyo state and Bala Mohammed, Bauchi state.