Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has fully recovered from coronavirus after contracting the deadly disease.
The governor who disclosed his negative status via his official Twitter account on Thursday evening said he tested negative following a second test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
“I just received the green light. My second test for #COVID19 returned negative,” I thank you all for your prayers and support even while I was in isolation. Most importantly, all the praises and thanks be to Allah –the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
“My gratitude also goes to our religious leaders within and outside the state for their constant prayers, also our meticulous Bauchi #COVID-19 team and the @NCDCgov.” Mohammed said
Mohammed has been under treatment since Monday, March 25 after he tested positive for the virus following contact with son of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar.
However, NCDC has not made an official announcement as regards Mohammed negative status.