Onyxnews reports that Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai, has revealed that his wives ran away.
This online news understands that the governor made the disclosure on Saturday while recalling how he contracted the raging disease, COVID-19 in 2020.
Speaking at the seventh Ahmadu Bello Foundation lecture in Kaduna on Saturday El-Rufai added that no fewer than 50,000 people would have been killed by the virus last year if a lockdown had not been imposed.
According to him, he spent 26 days in isolation, also stated that, even his wives ran away from him.
The workshop tagged ‘COVID-19: Way forward for Northern Nigeria economy,’ was organised by the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation.
According to Governor El-Rufai, “A governor infected me with COVID-19 virus and I brought it to Kaduna. I was locked up for 26 days. My wives ran away from me. Fifty thousand people in Kaduna would have died of COVID-19 last year, but for the fact that Kaduna State was the first to lock down.
“I am happy to say because of COVID-19, we have been able to put in place infectious disease wards in our hospitals. People travel around the world so there may be ‘COVID-25’ or 30. With what is happening in India, the situation is scary. But God has been very kind to us,” he said.
The governor had, on March 26, 2020, imposed a lockdown on Kaduna, following the outbreak of the disease and partially lifted it on June 9, 2020, after 75 days.