BREAKING: Oyo Commissioner for Sports tests positive for coronavirus

Oyo State Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, Mr. Seun Fakorede has tested positive for COVID-19.

Mr. Seun Fakorede, 28, told The PUNCH he was in isolation to avoid spreading the virus.

Fakorede said he didn’t know how he contracted COVID-19 because he usually takes all necessary precautions.

The Commissioner said: “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.

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“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 any way 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.

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