Governor of Abia state, Gov Okezie Ikpeazu, has recovered from the COVID-19 infection. He tested negative for the virus on Friday.
The governor tested positive for the novel Coronavirus on June 8 and immediately, went into Isolation.
Abia state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, announced the governor’s recovery in a statement.
Part of the statement read; ”To the glory of God, repeated 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)”.