Oyo State sports commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

June 26, 2020
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The Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sport, Mr Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Disclosing his status on his Facebook page, Fakorede said he has now gone into isolation for treatment.

According to the statement” 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.

Adding that,” before the test result came in, I had no thought 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”, he said in the statement.

Fakorede continued,”I have immediately followed and adhered strictly to the directives of the Incident Management for the Oyo State Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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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.

He thus stated that he will remain in isolation until he fully recover, and ready to will fight this, victoriously . He said, “Please continue to comply with all the directives of the COVID-19 Task Force. Stay safe”.

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