Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has directed state officials who had contact with his late chief of staff, Aminu Logun, in the past two weeks to self-isolate and take the coronavirus (COVID-19) test.
Commissioner for Communication, Henrietta Afolabi-Oshatimehin, stated this in a release on Wednesday.
“Cabinet members, personal staff of the late Chief of Staff, and some medical personnel who have recently had varying degrees of contacts with the late technocrat have now proceeded on self-isolation,” the statement read.
Also, she said the government has suspended physical meetings of any kind on official matters until further notice, directing increased use of virtual platforms for such engagements in order to limit physical contacts and emulate the governor.
“It is important to note that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq last had any physical contact with the late Chief of Staff on April 6 during the launch of the conditional cash transfer for the elderly.
“The governor’s subsequent meetings with the late CoS had all been virtual. Similarly, the state executive council meetings and most official engagements have consistently been held through virtual platforms in line with the COVID-19 protocols.
“Flowing from this, government officials are again urged to avoid physical meetings at all cost as well as keep to safety measures,” Mrs Afolabi-Oshatimehin said.