Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has tested positive for coronavirus. Umahi is the third governor to go on isolation in the space of a week.
This development brings the total number of governors who are on isolation to three.
Governors Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State had earlier tested positive for the infection and have gone on isolation.
Umahi, in a statement on Saturday, said the result of the test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) returned positive.
The governor, who said he is not showing any symptom at the moment also disclosed that some of his aides tested positive for the virus.