The governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has tested negative for COVID-19 after testing positive about a month ago.
The Commissioner for Information, Abia State, Chief John Okiyi Kalu disclosed this on Saturday.
He said; “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).”
A video of the governor playing table tennis emerged two days ago showing him in good health.
The governor has joined the league of serving governors that has survived the infection.