Coronavirus: Akeredolu, Obaseki Test Negative

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Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu on Thursday disclosed that he had  tested negative for the virulent coronavirus infection.

There was concern about the status of the Governor’s health after it was revealed that he was exposed to the disease after coming in contact with infected persons.

But the giddy governor allayed the fears of members of the public when he took to his  verified Twitter handle on to announce that he tested negative to COVID-19.

The governor also wished everyone else battling the disease a speedy recovery.


Akeredolu tweeted: ‘Good morning sir. The result is negative. Congratulations your Excellency.’

“I just recieved the above text from the Commissioner for Health regarding my #Covid19 test results. We give all glory to God. Wish everyone affected speedy recovery.”

Obaseki Test Positive For Coronavirus

In the same vein, The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has also tested negative to the coronavirus disease after coming in contact with two infected patients.

This was made known in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie.

Osagie also said Obaseki is to remain in self-isolation as the first result is that of the rapid diagnostic test while the governor awaits the result of the PCR test.

“I can confirm that the governor tested negative for coronavirus when he ran the rapid diagnostic test for the virus. However, we are currently awaiting the result of more conclusive PCR test.”

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