- The Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has recovered from COVID-19
- The governor, his wife and daughter who previously had the disease have now tested negative for COVID-19
- The governor made the disclosure on his official twitter handle on Tuesday, July 14
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The Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife and daughter who previously tested positive for COVID-19 have all recovered from the disease.
The governor made the disclosure on Tuesday, July 14, on his official twitter handle.
"My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of the family. We give God all praise and wish to appreciate all who have interceded for us in prayers,” he twitted.
Legit.ng recalls that Governor Okowa on Wednesday, July 1, confirmed that he and his wife had contracted the deadly coronavirus disease.
Governor Okowa announced this news on his official and verified Twitter page that both himself and the first lady of the state are continuing with their self-isolation.
That was after one of his daughters also tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.
In another news, the chief of staff to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has died of COVID-19.
Alhaji Adisa Logun reportedly died Tuesday, July 7, and his death was announced and confirmed by the special assistant to the governor.
Moreover, according to AIT Live, the chief press secretary to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, revealed that Logun died of complications from coronavirus.
Meanwhile, following the high number of VIPs who have contracted coronavirus, the federal government has banned all unnecessary travels for meetings by government officials until further notice.
The move was announced by the secretary to the government of the federation and chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Monday, July 13, in Abuja, Daily Trust reported.
Mustapha, speaking at the joint national briefing of the task force went on to state that until further notice government or board meetings should be conducted virtually especially where participants exceed more than 4 people.
The chairman of the presidential task force also noted that Nigerians must remain vigilant and play their part as the deadly virus would not go away if people refuse to keep safe.
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