Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, has recovered from COVID-19 after four weeks of treatment.
The governor tested negative for the novel virus on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Ikpeazu went into isolation after his test results returned positive on June 8.
The state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, shared the good news in a statement on Saturday, June 4.
His statement read:
”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).