OKEKUNKE SUNDAY, IBADAN
In a statement issued by the NDT management on Thursday, the managing editor has now been discharged from the isolation centre after repeated tests confirmed him negative for the virus.
Onojeghen was confirmed positive on June 26 and moved to an isolation centre in Delta state.
NDT urged the general public to adhere to the guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus, and also expressed gratitude to the state government, frontline health workers, Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta, among others, for their efforts.
“To reiterate our earlier containment advocacy, COVID-19 is real, the clear proof of the reality of this pandemic is the ordeal our Editor had with this deadly and virulent illness.”
Niger Delta Today (NDT) Online, publishers of the “news you can trust,” is glad to share with our numerous readers, newsmakers, and followers that our Managing Editor (ME), Theophilus Onojeghen, who tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago has been discharged after repeated tests by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) proved negative,” the statement read.
“NDT is eternally grateful to God Almighty for prayers answered and the healing of our Editor.
“It is most cheering to note that the tests for our Editor’s wife and son turned out negative from results availed us by the National Centre for Disease Control.