Nigerian Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu tests positive for coronavirus

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for coronavirus, he said on Twitter on Tuesday. Ondo is a state in the southwestern part of Nigeria.

“Today I tested positive for #COVID19. All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated,” Akeredolu said in his verified twitter handle. He is 63 years old.

Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu was born on July 21, 1956. He is a Nigerian politician and lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who became president of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2008.

Akeredolu was also a Managing Partner at the Law Firm of Olujinmi & Akeredolu, a Law Firm he co-founded with Chief Akin Olujinmi, a former Attorney General and Minister for Justice in Nigeria.

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