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ADC Presidential Candidate Kachikwu Tests Positive For COVID-19

Dumebi Kachikwu

January 13, (THEWILL) – Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu, on Friday, revealed that he has tested positive for Corona virus.

In a statement issued on Friday, Kachikwu said he has suspended campaign for the February 25 presidential election and would be isolating himself from all public events.

He called on Nigerians not to take the Corona Virus for granted, as infection rates have risen rapidly all over the world in the last few weeks.

Kachikwu, therefore, appealed to the health sector, to increase the testings and return to all necessary precautions that would aid to control the spread of the virus.

”Nigerians must not let their guard down even though the Government has relaxed COVID rules. Our public health system can’t cope with the fallout of huge infection rates with attendant symptoms, especially at a time when our health care professionals are leaving the country in droves.

“We must increase testing and take all necessary precautions not to spread the virus. We must not allow political rallies to become COVID spreaders and reverse the gains made in combating the virus. We will survive the Corona Virus if we all remain vigilant”, he said.