Babajide Akeredolu, son of Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to SaharaReporters.
According to the media outlet, Babajide Akeredolu has since gone into self-isolation, after his result came out as positive. The report read;
“The governor’s son is already in self-isolation as required by the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.”
This comes barely a month after his father recovered from the virus, Betty Akeredolu also tested positive for COVID-19 last month.
Babajide is the Secretary of the Response Fund Committee on COVID-19 set up by the state government few months ago.
The committee known as State Corona virus Response Fund, according to the Governor was setup to generate funds to combat the pandemic. He said
“the Response Fund Committee will work closely with the State Inter-ministerial Committee and its expected to begin work immediately till the last resolution of the pandemic is achieved. It will equally provide weekly reports and submit a concrete completion report at the end of its activities.”
“For transparency and accountability, the committee will work with Ernst and Young as Fund Advisors, and SIAO Partners will serve as Auditors for the Fund,” he added.