Mr. Noel Donjur, the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Plateau State, has tested positive for Coronavirus, Naijatell reports.
This was disclosed by Dan Manjang, the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, in a statement sent to Naijatell, on Friday.
He said the development came after a test conducted for members of the state exco on 1st July, 2020 following the directive of the Governor.
“The outcome of the tests indicate that all other members of the State EXCO tested negative except the Chief of Staff who is asymptomatic and in good condition.
“Accordingly, health officials have commenced treatment for him at one of the isolation centres in the State capital Jos, while members of his family and other contacts are being traced and tested.
“The Chief of Staff who is in high spirits urges prayers from members of the public and also encourages people to submit to COVID-19 testing which is very important in unveiling cases and leading to treatment,” the statement added.
Meanwhile, other personal aides of the Governor, Permanent Secretaries, heads of parastatals as well as other senior civil servants conducted the test on Thursday 2nd July, 2020 and are awaiting the results.
“Governor Lalong in the meantime continues to admonish citizens to adhere strictly to the guidelines issued to curtail the virus.”