The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mr Bawa Wuse and the Clerk of the House Mohammed Kagara have gone into self-isolation after testing positive for the COVID-19.
It was learnt that lawmakers and other principal staff, have gone into quarantine as the second wave of the pandemic hits the state
According to a source in the House, most of the test carried on the lawmakers returned negative except that of the Speaker and the Clerk.
The source noted that both men are responding to treatment.
The recent spike in the dreaded coronavirus in the state, Franktalknow gathered has led to death including that of a former Head of Service HoS that occurred on Saturday.
The resurgence of the coronavirus is said to have created panic in the minds of civil servants in the state, especially those within the House of Assembly.
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mohammed Sani Idris, said the speaker and the clerk of the assembly have been down with COVID-19 and currently on isolation.