The former minister broke the news on his Twitter handle after taking two previous tests which had come out negative.
'I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I'm generally ok and I'm already self isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I'm delegating critical tasks to my Deputy but will continue routine duty from home. JKF'
Nigeria currently has 37,801 +576 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 15,677 recovered cases and 805 deaths.