The Commissioner for youth and sports, Oyo state, Nigeria, Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for COVID-19.
He broke the news himself via his official Twitter handle, where he confirmed he has been tested positive of the virus, but stated that he is asymptomatic, urging the people not to panic.
“I tested positive for COVID-19 and I want you to know that there’s no cause for any panic as I’m very well, safe and sound without any symptoms/breakdown.” #FightingCovid19 #COVID19.
“Before the test result came in, I had no inkling that I was going to test positive. This was because, despite the demands of the office I occupy, I have been careful since COVID-19 crept into our world — I took the test just like others and didn’t nurse any fear.”
“I was asymptomatic, I still am, and I remain fearless. I have immediately followed and adhered strictly to the directives of the Incident Management for the Oyo State Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.”
“COVID-19 is not in any way a death sentence — So, while I acknowledge my Principal, Governor Seyi Makinde, for the efforts he has put in place to tackle the pandemic, I want to further urge us all to continue to do everything to minimize the spread of this virus.”
“I will remain in isolation till I fully recover, I will fight this, victoriously — please continue to comply with all the directives of the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay safe!,”- Seun Fakorede concluded
OJBSPORT recalled that the Commissioner recently clocked his 365 days in office when he featured on BCOS sports show with Boluwaji Ogunmola.
Seun Fakorede is not the first person to contract the virus from Seyi Makinde’s cabinet, even the Governor had earlier contracted the Virus, but recuperated.
Most COVID-19 patients have recovered, In Nigeria. According the medical personnel, only those with severe health conditions can suffer thoroughly from the Virus.
We wish the commissioner for Youth and Sports speedy recovery from the Virus.