Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has tested negative for COVID-19.
The Governor of Abia state faced a serious battle for his life as the disease affected him seriously. The state commissioner of information, Joh Okiyi, in a statement on Saturday, revealed that Ikpeazu has recovered.
“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).” the statement read.