Seun Fakorede (28), Commissioner for Youths and Sports in Oyo State, Nigeria has tested positive for the coronavirus as he disclosed his status via his LinkedIn page on Friday, June 26, 2020.
Fakorede is bent on fighting the infection victoriously, adding that being diagnosed with the disease is not a death sentence.
He said he tested positive for COVlD-19 and assure the people not to panic. He declared he is very well, safe, and sound without any symptoms/breakdown.
He revealed he had no idea he could be positive before the test result came in.
“…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”.
He indicated he is strictly following the directives of the Incident Management for the Oyo State Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Nigeria’s youngest commissioner in the current democratic dispensation said: “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.
I will remain in isolation until I fully recover, I will fight this victoriously. Please continue to comply with all the directives of the COVlD-19 Task Force. Stay safe!”
Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi died of multiple organ failure following coronavirus complications, on Thursday, June 25, 2020