The Adamawa State Government has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the state.
The state Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri announced this in a state broadcast on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
Fintiri revealed that the victim is a returnee from Kano State.
The governor is currently holding an emergency meeting with stakeholders and security agencies and may announce a total lockdown of the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the development via its Twitter handle.