The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Musa Bello has tested positive for dreaded COVID-19 disease.
Naija News reports that Bello confirmed the development himself on Friday in a post via his official Facebook page.
The Minister revealed that he decided to go for a test on Thursday morning after showing a mild symptom of the virus.
Bello explained further that he received the result of his test on Friday morning. Applauding medical personnel who are in the frontline combating the viral disease, the minister said he is currently doing fine, though with some sore throat, feverish feeling and mild running nose.
The FCT minister’s post reads: “I have tested positive for COVID-19.
“After a hide and seek period spanning 21 months (1yr 9 months) between COVID-19 and my humble self, the virus finally caught up with me during the dying days of 2021. After feeling unwell from 28th December, I decided to do a COVID-19 test yesterday morning.
“The result came out positive this morning. Currently doing fine, with some sore throat, feverish feeling and mild running nose. Undertaking treatment and isolation at home.
“I salute and wish all the medical personnel in the FCT and beyond who have been in the front line fighting this pandemic a happy and prosperous new year 2022. I pray for the quick recovery of all of us currently afflicted with COVID-19.
“I have been informed by the experts that my case is mild because I took two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. I appeal to all those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so.
“Thanks and Happy New year to all.”