Eunice Ortom, Wife of Benue State Governor tested positive for the corona virus disease (COVID-19).
In a statement she personally signed on Friday night, the First Lady said she tested positive to covid 19.
Eunice Ortom ,the First Lady also said that her son and some staff have been infected with the virus, she also said that she has gone into total isolation and has begin treatment.
A few moments ago this evening, I received my result from the tests earlier carried out on me by NCDC personnel on routine screening at Government House, Makurdi which returned that I, my son, and some staff are COVID-19 positive.
We have from this moment, gone into total isolation as required by the protocol and would immediately begin the management treatment as advised by medical experts
Ortom, however, advised everyone who has had contact with her in the past two weeks to undergo screening and get tested.
Although she admitted that the virus is real, she asked residents of the state not to panic but should be responsible for their actions.
In doing this, the first lady wants the people
to take preventive measures to be protected and be safe by observing the primary protocols