Abia governor Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for coronavirus

Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for coronavirus

Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for coronavirus

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for coronavirus as confirmed in a new statement released from the state earlier today

The Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested positive for coronavirus, making him the fourth governor to test positive for the virus.

The state commissioner of information John Okiyi Kalu, made the disclosure on the status of the governor in a statement on Monday

This happened after the governor of the state dropped samples twice for the coronavirus test in the state earlier today

The statement reads:

”Recall that on Saturday, 30th May, 2020, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu volunteered his sample for COVID-19 test”

“He subsequently directed members of the state Executive Council (EXCO) and those of the inter ministerial committee on COVID-19 to submit themselves for the same test.”

“On Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020. The result of Governor Ikpeazu’s test returned negative,”

”On Thursday, 4th June, 2020, the Governor submitted another sample at NCDC laboratory for confirmation and the result returned positive”

”As a result, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has gone into isolation, as required by relevant NCDC protocols”

“He is being managed by a competent team of medical practitioners with a view to nursing him back to good health.”

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