Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19.
According to Pulse Nigeria, the politician tested negative for the virus on Friday, July 3. Recall that he went into Isolation after contracting the disease on June 8.
A statement from the state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, announcing the governor’s recovery, reads:
”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.
Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO). Thank you.”
Months ago, the governor made multiple headlines after he reassured the state that it will not record any coronavirus case because it was mentioned in the Bible.
Abia State currently has 351 confirmed Coronavirus cases with 207 recoveries and a total of 3 deaths.
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