Just in: Gov El-Rufai’s wife, son, daughter in-law test positive for COVID-19


By Ismail Auwal 

On of the wives of Kaduna State Governor, Haj. Ummi El- Rufai, and his son, Bashir El- Rufai, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Sahelian gathered that Bashir and his wife were on their way out of the country, as newlywed couples, for honeymoon when test results showed that they are positive for COVID-19.

The wife of the governor, Ummi, who also tested positive, has been traced to have had contact with five other people, including a popular interior designer in Abuja.

A source close to the governor’s family told Sahelian Times that four out of those who had contact with the governor’s wife have also tested positive, while the test result of the popular interior designer showed negative on Monday.

Nasir El-Rufai had earlier gone into self-isolation, on Sunday, after an undisclosed senior government official and family members tested positive for COVID-19.

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