The Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, Prof. Msugh Moses Kembe on Thursday, 2nd July,2020 disclosed that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
He however confirmed this through his verified Facebook Account where he wrote,” 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’s 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”.
However on Tuesday,30th June,2020, the university authorities decontaminated the school which fueled speculations that the Vice Chancellor and top management staff of the university had tested positive for the Virus.