The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has finally reacted to reports of testing positive for the deadly COVID-19 virus currently sweeping through the country.
Bello, in a short video message on Wednesday, said that he does not have the virus adding that anyone who wished it upon him will ‘have HIV’. In his words;
“I ain’t got no COVID. Those who wish me to have COVID..will have HIV. I’m Good, Hale and Hearty”.
He also challenged anyone who doubted his health status to a boxing match.
“I challenge anybody to the boxing ring. I am gonna beat the hell out of you there”.
The governor was rumoured to have met President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, who tested positive for the deadly virus and is currently in Intensive care. On Tuesday, the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed also tested positive for the virus.
The Speaker of the Edo state house of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Wednesday, also tested positive for the virus causing the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki to self-isolate.