Professor Msugh Moses Kembe, Vice-Chancellor of Benue State University, Makurdi, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Kemble disclosed this in a statement posted on his verified Facebook page on Thursday.
According to the vice-chancellor, the result of his test came out on Monday and returned positive.
The statement read: “On Monday, June 29, 2020, my test result for the COVID-19 returned positive.
“I had fever and body fatigue the previous week, I have been in isolation since I found out about my positive exposure to the virus. I am of course managing the virus now. I must at this point express my appreciation to the… Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and also the state Task Force on COVID-19 headed by the deputy governor, Benson Abounu, for their timely support to ensure I get the required medical attention.
“Staff of Benue State University and close associates are urged to check themselves, isolate and be pragmatic. The virus doesn’t move, we move it. Take responsibility.”