OKEKUNLE SUNDAY, IBADAN
It will be recalled that the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu tested positive for the virus penultimate week has been in self isolation where he has equally been receiving treatment.
But now he has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).
A tacit statement by the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu on Saturday morning stated that by the new development, the governor is now free of the virus.
The statement read thus:
“To God the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test conducted by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on samples submitted by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Thursday, 2nd July, 2020, returned negative result on Friday, 3rd July, 2020.
Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO). Thank you.”