The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, have announced that he tested positive for COVID-19, as virulent Omicron goes viral in Abuja.
The minister made this announcement on his official Facebook page on Friday.
He said; “I have tested positive for COVID-19. After a hide and seek period spanning 21 months (1yr 9 months) between COVID-19 and my humble self, the virus finally caught up with me during the dying days of 2021.
“After feeling unwell from 28th December, I decided to do a COVID-19 test yesterday morning.
“The result came out positive this morning. Currently doing fine, with some sore throat, feverish feeling and mild running nose. Undertaking treatment and isolation at home.
“I salute and wish all the medical personnel in the FCT and beyond who have been in the front line fighting this pandemic a happy and prosperous new year 2022. I pray for the quick recovery of all of us currently afflicted with COVID-19.
“I have been informed by the experts that my case is mild because I took two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. I appeal to all those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so. Thanks and Happy New Year to all.”
Intel Region had earlier reported that, the waves of the new variant is spreading in Abuja as presidential aides and Staff of Aso Rock were also reportedly positive to the virus.