Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen has tested positive for COVID19.
Tallen tested positive after a routine test conducted on her and members of the family.
“This is to inform the general public that after undergoing a test carried out on myself and members of my family, my result returned positive while that of members of my family tested negative,” Tallen said in a statement she personally signed.
“Currently, I am asymptomatic and have gone into isolation during the period of treatment. Please keep me in your prayers and I implore you all stay safe and observe all COVID19 protocols as we grapple with this pandemic,” she added.