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Governors Umahi of Ebonyi, Fayemi of Ekiti recover from COVID-19

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, his daughter and three of his aides have tested negative to COVID-19.

Umahi on July 4, announced that he had tested positive to COVID-19 but will still be working from isolation.

Mr. Uchenna Orji, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday, noting that Umahi was full of praises to God for his healing.

“The governor confirmed the development in a statement he personally signed. He also thanked Ebonyi people and Nigerians for their prayers and solidarity,” Orji said.

Also, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has been reported to have recovered from COVID-19 as he announced via his verified Twitter handle that he has tested negative.

Governor Fayemi who confirmed his COVID-19 test result last week his Twitter handle, handle@Kfayemi when he tested positive spent 11 days in isolation.

The governor went into isolation with some of his aides who later confirmed positive taking similar steps.

Fayemi tweeted: “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my COVID-19 repeat test came back negative.

“My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team, and all well-wishers for the prayers and solidarity.

“We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic,” he tweeted.

About Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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