Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has tested positive for COVID-19.
This was disclosed by his Chief Press Secretary Terver Akase in a statement issued on Wednesday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
He said the Governor took the test which came back positive after several of his aides and close associates tested positive.
He said, “The latest result of his (governor Ortom) COVID-19 test has returned positive.
“This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.
“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.”