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El-Rufai recovers from COVID-19

he Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai has recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease.

The governor, who was off public glare for the past four weeks as he underwent treatment after testing positive for the virus, broke the news of his recovery on Wednesday on his Twitter handle.

According to El-Rufai, who described his time in isolation as a medical regime, said he had tested negative twice for the virus.

He tweeted: “I am delighted to report today, that after nearly four weeks of observing a strict medical regime, I have now received the all-clear after two consecutive negative test results.”

The governor, who said his family was traumatized when he was in isolation, thanked them for being supportive.

Read also: Ekiti records first coronavirus death

“My family not only went through the trauma of potentially losing a member but also the risk of being infected as well. The entire family has been supportive as usual, while my many friends and colleagues from all over the world have sent their prayers and best wishes,” he said.

He also commended the Kaduna health workers and his deputy, Hadiza Balarabe, who chaired the state’s task force on COVID-19.

“I wish to thank the diligent medical personnel of our Ministry of Health and the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital who managed my case for their dedicated and professional care.

“It was cheering to see the determined efforts of our COVID-19 Task Force chaired by the Deputy Governor, the officials of our Ministry of Health ably led by the Commissioner and our security/enforcement agencies, to manage and contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

“I wish to acknowledge Balarabe for her reassuring leadership of our team in my absence. Our senior officials have demonstrated admirable commitment and the flexibility to provide governance in circumstances that are so different from the old normal

“The commitment, competence and capabilities displayed by the Kaduna State Government in my four-week absence is clear evidence that we have a public service we can all be proud of”, the governor said.

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