Abia Sate Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu
By Our Reporter
This is good news for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as he reportedly recovered from COVID-19 after receiving treatment for three weeks.
The governor had announced that he tested positive for the disease on June 8.
That the governor tested Negative for coronavirus was contained in a statement on Saturday, John Kalu, the state’s Commissioner for Information, said the governor’s samples submitted on Thursday returned negative on Friday.
The statement reads, “To the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test conducted by Nigeria Center for Disease Control 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 Organisation.”