Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Shehu Bala Usman, members of his family and his closed Aides have all tested negative to Corona virus.
The Chairman’s Senior Information Officer Philip Eplong confirmed this development on Tuesday.
He explained that the Chairman and his aids subjected themselves as a result of the rising cases of the virus witnessed in the area.
Reacting to the development, Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Shehu Bala Usman appealed to citizens in the area to subject themselves to COVID 19 test which he said is very critical to minimize the spread of the disease.
The Chairman’s who expressed happiness with the news noted that COVID 19 is still with us and called on the people to take responsibility of themselves to contain the disease.
Usman added that he presented himself and his family as well as his aids to the test as part of his desire to lead by example in order to encourage others to take the bold steps to subject themselves to test as well as to collectively fight the war against COVID 19.
The Chairman disclosed that the Local Government has opened a testing center and appealed to citizens of the area to subject themselves for testing at the council Secretariat in Jos, adding that the COVID 19 test is free.
Usman further stated that COVID 19 is not a death sentence and advised citizens to adhere strictly to the guidelines of medical professionals to curb the spread of the Corona virus pandemic.
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