Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi state, refused to wear a face mask after meeting with President muhammadu Buhari in Aso rock on Friday.
Wearing a face mask is one of the measures taken by health authorities to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
While the other congressional governors of all progressives (APC) who were with him wore masks during the media briefing after the meeting, Bello was the only one who did not cover his face.
He has always insisted that there is no COVID-19 in his state, even when cases were reported, he accused the Nigerian Center for disease control (NCDC) of fraud.
Three weeks ago, the Governor imposed a 14-day lockdown in the kabba local government area/The state’s bunu after index cases of COVID-19 in the state, but it eased the lockdown after four days, insisting that Kogi is free of the disease.
Ahmad Ejibunu, the chief Imam of Kabbah, and one of His assistants tested positive for the disease in Abuja after being transported to the capital from a state hospital.
Of the five governors in this picture, Bello is the only one without a mask
Only Buhari does not wear a mask on his face during meetings