COVID-19: Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Recovers

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has recovered from coronavirus also known as COVID-19.

The state government made this known in a statement on Saturday.

The governor announced on June 8, that he tested positive to the deadly virus has now tested negative after 26 days.

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The state’s Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, said the governor’s samples submitted on Thursday returned negative on Friday.

“To 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,” Kalu said.

“Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organisation (WHO),” he said.

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