Just In: Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed  tested positive for Coronavirus Tuesday.

This is according to a release by the Bauchi State government, signed by Senior Special Assistant (Media), Mukhtar Gididado.coronavirus

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The New Diplomat on Monday had reported that the Governor was tested for COVID-19 after having contact with the son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar who has since been confirmed to be a carrier of the contagion.

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'Dotun Akintomide's journalism works intersect business, environment, politics and developmental issues. Among a number of local and international publications, his work has appeared in the New York Times. He's a winner of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Award. Currently, the Online Editor at The New Diplomat, Akintomide has produced reports that uniquely spoke to Nigeria's experience on Climate Change issues. When Akintomide is not writing, volunteering or working on a media project, you can find him seeing beautiful sites like the sandy beaches that bedecked the Lagos coastline.


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