Oyo state's 28-year-old commissioner for youth development and sports, Seun Fakorede has tested positive for Coronavirus.
The commissioner made the announcement via a LinkedIn post he shared on Friday June 26. Fakorede who noted that the disease is not a death sentence, stated that he will remain in isolation and will fight the disease victoriously.
“I tested positive for COVlD-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.
“Before the test result came in, I had no inkling that l was going to test positive. This was because, despite the demands of the office I occupy, l have been careful since COVlD-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.
“l 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 anyway 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 COVlD-19 Task Force. Stay safe!”