Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has recovered from COVID-19. The governor tested negative for the virus on July 3.
He had gone into Isolation after testing positive for the virus on June 8.
John Okiyi Kalu, commissioner of information, announced the governor’s recovery in a statement.
”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,” he said.