By Stanley Onyekwere
There is a sigh of relief as FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu tests negative for deadly coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19 pandemic.
Making this disclosure through her personal Twitter handle, the Tinister said; “Dear compatriots, I am glad to inform you that my results came out this afternoon and tested negative to #COVID-19.
“Please stay safe and take every precautionary measures as outlined by @NCDC.gov. Together, we are stronger”.
Recall that the Minister had earlier gone on self-isolation, in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and subsequently gave her sample for laboratory test for COVID-19.
“I have just given my samples to test for #COVID19. I feel well & have been in self isolation since yesterday evening, because, I was in contact with people who tested positive for Corona Virus.
“Please stay safe and observe all precautionary measures outlined by @NCDCgov,” she revealed in her Twitter page.
While in self isolation, Aliyu said, “I am busy working and liasing with the six Area Council chairmen in the territory on prevention and sensitisation of people in the area council and satellite towns.
“At the same time actively playing my role in the Presidential Taskforce on #COVID19 representing FCT. I have engaged market women leaders, religious leaders, traditional rulers, community and youth leaders at the grassroots and area council.
“We have produced and shared jingles and fliers to educate FCT residents and indigenous inhabitants. @OfficialFCTA #COVID19 #COVID2019.” END