A former Kano State Commissioner of Works and Infrastructure, Muazu Magaji, has tested positive for coronavirus.
KanyiDaily had reported that Magaji was sacked on April 18 by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over a posts on his Facebook page, which indicated he was celebrating the death of Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
In the Facebook posts, Magaji allegedly criticised Kyari, who had just been declared positive gor COVID-19, wishing he never returned to office.
Abba Kyari later died on April 17 in a hospital in Lagos State after battling with the coronavirus disease.
The sacked commissioner, on Thursday, May 7, 2020, once again took to his Facebook page to announce his coronavirus status, revealing that he has been moved to one of the isolation centres in the state after he tested positive.
“This morning my NCDC test is out. I have been confirmed Covid-19 Positive. And have been moved to one of the state facilities…pray for us!
“Going through a historical moment of our time. A time we will either live to remember or we will be remembered having lived in! Which ever applies Alhamdulillah!”
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Kano State currently has 427 cases of coronavirus disease that has infected 3,145 persons across the country.