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Breaking News:FCT Minister test positive for COVID-19


By Sarah NEGEDU 

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has testes positive to COVID-19, after three days of experiencing mild symptoms of the disease.
The minister who confirmed this on his official Facebook page, however said he is currently doing fine, thanks to the two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine he had earlier taken.
The statement on the minister’s social media account reads, “After hide and seek period spanning 21 months (1yr 9 months) between COVID-19 and my humble self, the virus finally caught up with me during the dying days of 2021.
“After feeling unwell from 28th December, I decided to do a COVID-19 test yesterday morning. The result came out positive this morning. Currently doing fine, with some sore throat, feverish feeling and mild running nose. Undertaking treatment and isolation at home.
“I salute and wish all the medical personnel in the FCT and beyond who have been in the front line fighting this pandemic a happy and prosperous new year 2022.
“I pray for the quick recovery of all of us currently afflicted with COVID-19. I have been informed by the experts that my case is mild because I took two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. I appeal to all those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so.
“Thanks and Happy New year to all. MM BELLO.”
Meanwhile, a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the minister, Anthony Ogunleye, said the minister is isolating and receiving treatment at home and is currently doing fine.
“The Minister experienced some mild symptoms of sore throat, feverish feeling and mild running nose from 28th December and went for a COVID-19 test. The result returned positive in the early hours of Friday, 31ST December 2021.
“The Minister who remains in high spirits, is isolating and receiving treatment at home and is currently doing fine.”

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