Amina Mohammed-Baloni, the commissioner for health in Kaduna state has tested positive for COVID-19.
The health commissioner made the announcement via her Twitter handle, adding that she has also gone into isolation.
Baloni tweeted: “Following notification that I have tested positive for COVID-19, I have proceeded into isolation for the necessary treatment.
“I look forward to a quick and complete recovery from this infection.
“I appeal to everyone to observe the simple public health measures and COVID-19 prevention protocols such as the use of facemasks in public; frequent washing of hands with soap and running water or use of sanitisers; and avoiding large gatherings or crowded places.”