Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has reportedly contracted the coronavirus.
On Thursday, 17th December, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, the Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor released a statement saying the Governor’s test result was positive however his family members tested negative.
Meanwhile, Gov. Lalong who has not shown any symptoms yet has begun isolation as his close aides undergo testing.
For the time being, the Deputy Governor will take over all state matters that will require the Governor’s presence while he works from home during the period of treatment.