Governor Bala Mohammed on Friday defied the trending social distancing, to attend a crowded Juma’at service at the Bauchi Central Mosque.
Mohammed took the action barely 24 hours after he announced that he has recovered from Coronavirus by testing negative on two occasions.
The state Governor who spoke at the Mosque thanked people of the state for their support, prayers and sympathy throughout the period of his isolation.
Other members of his cabinet and party who joined him in the service were his deputy, Senator Baba Tela; Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr Ladan Salihu; state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam, among others.
He was received by the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu as confirmed in a statement released by the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Muktar Gidado.
Chief Imam of Bauchi, Imam Ahmed Baban Innah who led special prayers for Allah’s intervention on the Coronavirus pandemic, congratulated Governor Bala Mohammed on his recovery from the virus.