A former Presidential aide under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe and his wife have recovered from the deadly COVID-19 virus.
In a statement on Twitter on Tuesday morning, Okupe thanked God for recovering from the deadly illness. POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that Okupe and his wife, Adura tested positive for the sickness on the 23rd of April, however on Tuesday morning, he announced that test results came back negative twice. They have since been released from an isolation centre.
“On the 23rd of April, my wife aduralere and I tested positive to covid19 virus. To the Glory of God, we were discharged this morning after obtaining 2 negative reports.”
“I thank Almighty God for His Mercies. I thank Gov Dapo Abiodun,d hon com of health dr Coker & staff of d centre”. he tweeted.
He also thanked his friends and family for standing by him. “I want to thank profusely my cousin and governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun. Who sent me prayers very regularly, in spite of his busy schedule as chief executive of Ogun state. I thank the Honourable commissioner of health, Dr Tomi Coker, who was a flower girl at my wedding in 1977.”
“I also thank the health workers under the leadership of Dr Olaitan and Dr Ayeni. It is incredible what dangerous and sometimes demeaning sacrifices they paid, including very long hours of work stretching for a week at a time, all to ensure that we, their patients under their care live. My wife and I are grateful to you all.” he wrote.
Okupe was the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to Ex-President Jonathan.