COVID-19: Death of an American, We Have Contacted Oyo Government – Ekiti State Govt.

Authorities in Ekiti said Wednesday that they have communicated and contacted the government of Oyo State  over the case of an American who died in the state less than three days prior to leaving Oyo state and arriving in the state in the company of his driver and caregiver. The driver according to reports tested positive to coronavirus while the care giver is negative.

The statement reads:

“The American male and his Nigerian female caregiver arrived Nigeria on 3rd March 2020 through the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Lagos. Preliminary investigations revealed that the pair were driven by our confirmed case to Ibadan, where they stayed for two weeks”.

“We have also contacted the Oyo State Government. Since it was recorded that they stayed in Ibadan for two weeks before arriving Ekiti State”.