The wife of the Benue State Governor Eunice Ortom has tested positive for COVID 19.
She confirmed this in a statement late Friday
saying she received her result of the test earlier carried out by NCDC personels on routine screenintestingg at Government House, Makurdi which returned that She her son, and some staff are COVID-19 positive.
They have gone into total isolation as required by the protocols and would immediately begin the management treatment .
The wife of the Governor also said she has taken the responsibility to personally call every one had recent contact with to go for testing.
Eunice further adviced any one who has had close contact with her in the last 2 weeks to go for screening and testing.
Mrs Ortom reiterated that being COVID-19 positive is not a curse and that people of the State should continue to be responsible in their action so as to keep others safe.
“I am encouraging people to take preventive measures to be protected and be safe by observing the primary protocols which are
* Wearing o. f face masks
*Constant washing of hands
*Maintaining Social Distance
*Stay indoors if not necessary to go out. “She added.