The Mai of Tangale chiefdom in Gombe state, Dr. Abdu Buba Maisharu II, tested positive for COVID-19, palace sources confirmed to TPM.
We learned through our contacts that the monarch samples were taken to the NCDC laboratory in Abuja, and were confirmed to be positive for Covid-19.
Our Sources from the palace said, members of the Maisharu’s family were evacuated from the palace to a quarantine facility for further investigation.
Dr. Maisharu II is a first-class monarch presiding over the Tangale Chiefdom with headquarters in Billiri LGA of the state.
The Special Taskforce on COVID-19 is scheduled to address the media on the development later in the day.