Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, disclosed the development in statement on Tuesday.

The governor earlier said he met and shook hands with son of former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Mohammed, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. Both had met in a flight from Lagos to Abuja.