Abia State residents, especially lovers and supporters of Governor Ikpeazu Ikpeazu, have been rejoicing. And the reason is that Ikpeazu just extricated himself from the firm grip of the dreaded COVID-19.
Below, and unedited, is a Press Statement from the government announcing his ‘escape’.
“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).
“Chief John Okiyi Kalu
Honorable Commissioner for
Information, Abia State