Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has confirmed that he examined detrimental for COVID-19.
Akase instructed DAILY POST that he examined detrimental alongside his principal, Ortom.
He defined that the check was carried out on some authorities appointees on June 29, 2020 and the end result got here again few days in the past.
Akase, due to this fact, suggested Benue residents to stick to COVID-19 protocol, including that the illness shouldn’t be a dying sentence.
“ I and Governor Ortom examined detrimental. Most authorities appointees had been examined on June 29 however many people got here again detrimental.
“ I’m grateful to God my end result got here again detrimental. I be a part of my boss in calling on Benue folks to stick to the protocol on COVID-19. It isn’t a dying sentence.
“The governor retains encouraging folks to go for the check. It’s only by the check, they may confirm their standing and if they’re optimistic they will begin therapy.
“It’s unlucky that some folks imagine there is no such thing as a COVID-19 in Benue state. They’re deceiving themselves, deaths have been recorded in Benue.
“As at right now, we’ve got recorded 5 deaths in Benue. COVID-19 is actual. Everybody should preserve the protocols resembling washing of arms with cleaning soap, social distancing and sporting of facemask,” he added.