The Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Sen. Baba Tela, has been confirmed positive for COVID-19.
The Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Bauchi State Governor, Muhktar Gidado, stated this in a statement on Wednesday.
He said, “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, Senator Baba Tela,the Deputy Governor of Bauchi State who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19 was confirmed positive for coronavirus.
“He contracted the disease while discharging his onerous responsibility as the chairman of the committee.
“Consequently, His Excellency, Sen. Baba Tela has gone into self-isolation in Bauchi and health professionals are properly managing his situation.”