Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tested negative to COVID-19.
He took the test after meeting with some positives people especially in the presidency.
Akeredolu revealed his status on COVID-19 via his Twitter handle.
The Ondo Governor shared the message his Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, sent to him about the lab results.
“Good morning sir. The result is negative. Congratulations your Excellency”
In his tweet, Akeredolu said, “I just received the above text from the Commissioner for Health regarding my #Covid19 test results. We give all glory to God. Wish everyone affected speedy recovery.”
In the same vein the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but has decided to remain in self-isolation.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the governor awaits the result of the PCR test.
According to him, “I can confirm that the governor tested negative for coronavirus when he ran the rapid diagnostic test for the virus. However, we are currently awaiting the result of more conclusive PCR test.”
“In the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-solation and he is asymptomatic,” he added.