The governor confirmed his status on Tuesday via his facebook page.
According to the governor in a 3:29 minutes video he posted while briefing the state on his status, he said that he is asymptomatic and has begun self-isolating.
Akeredolu disclosed that he took the COVID-19 test after he had malaria with advice to those treating malaria to also take the test.
“Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for COVID-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms.
“I am currently self-isolating and supervised home management will be administered by the wonderful team at our Infectious Disease Hospital. I ask that we all stay safe and be well.”