Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede tests positive for Coronavirus, despite not seeing anything symptoms related to the virus.
Seun Fakorede himself made it known to the general public through an official statement on Twitter page:
I tested positive for COVID-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. #FightingCovid19 #COVID19
This revelation shows that Fakorede is one of the top three officials in the Seyi Makinde’s cabinet to have been tested positive for Covid-19, following a statement released by the governor himself days ago.
Earlier today, we received COVID-19 confirmation tests for all members of the Oyo State Executive Council (EXCO). Sadly, three tests came back positive, and two were inconclusive so they will need to be retested. pic.twitter.com/CTOmiVhxfN
— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) June 24, 2020
Sometimes in August last year, Seun Fakorede became the youngest commissioner in Nigeria’s history when he was appointed Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Oyo State.
I tested positive for COVID-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. #FightingCovid19 #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/i9fK5gTcEA
— A S I W A J U (@TheSeunFakorede) June 26, 2020
Here’s his further statement below regards to his health status below:
Before the test result came in, I had no inkling that I was going to test positive. This was because, despite the demands of the office I occupy, I have been careful since COVID-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.
I 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 COVID-19 Task Force. Stay safe!