Governor el-Rufai, who today, April 15, chaired a virtual meeting of the State Executive Council for the first time since he was diagnosed, said he will personally announce to the public as soon as he is cleared negative of the disease.
He advised Nigerians to ignore any report insinuating that he was cleared of the disease and assured that he would personally announce the news when he is confirmed negative.
The Governor said via his tweeter account that: “earlier Wednesday 10am -2pm, I took a few hours during isolation to chair a virtual meeting of the State Executive Council.
“I haven’t been cleared of COVID-19 yet and will personally announce when confirmed negative.
“Ignore fake news even if you like it.”
Governor el-Rufai had, on 28 March, personally announced that he tested positive for coronavirus and added that he is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for a someone that is not showing symptoms.