Plateau State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Abe Aku, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Governor Simon Lalong has since directed all members of the State Executive Council to go on self-isolation and thereafter make themselves available for coronavirus tests.
It was also gathered that the governor, who earlier tested negative for the virus, had since gone into self-isolation.
In a statement on Wednesday, the state Commissioner for Information, Dan Manjang, said, “Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has directed members of the State Executive Council to undergo test for COVID-19 and thereafter isolate beginning today, 1st July, 2020.
“This follows the fact that a member of the State Executive Council and Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Abe Aku, tested positive for the virus.