Founder of Beautiful Gate Handicapped People Centre, Chief Ayuba Burki Gufwan has recounted his experience when he thought he had contracted the novel Coronavirus.
Gufwan, a physically challenged on a wheelchair in an appreciation piece, disclosed that about two weeks ago, he took ill and Immediately embarked on the necessary precaution of going into self isolation as he was exhibiting symptoms associated with Covid-19.
To clear his doubts, he said he promptly contacted the National Centre For Disease Control, NCDC who came and took his sample and that of his family while they continued to undergo isolation at home.
According to him, his sample result came out negative but while his health condition didn’t improve, he requested for another test to be undertaken.
While awaiting the result, his condition deteriorated thus leading to his been hospitalized.
He noted that his second result turned out negative, while his health improved with time.
“I am now stable and my health has remarkably improved. I have just been discharged and hope to return to my desk at the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People Center,” he said.
He commended the NCDC and other frontline health workers who despite been overwhelmed have been up and doing.
Gufwan also urged the government to reward their selfless service and also employ more health workers to complement the good work they are doing.
“As we go about our daily activities, we should please be more observant and adhere to the health protocols put in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“My family and I send our profound gratitude to all those who remembered us in their prayer and extended support during this difficult period,” he concluded.