Okezie Ikpeazu, The state Governor of Abia State, has assured the people of the state that the remains strong in spirit despite Testing Positive for COVID-19 infections.
The state governor tested positive of the deadly virus COVID-19 and has gone into self-isolation.
InfoxclusivePost reports that the state commissioner for Information Mr. John Okiyi Kalu had confirmed this in a statement on Monday.
However, in the press releases Issued by Onyebuchi Ememanka, the Chief Press Secretary, was made available to the Newsmen in Umuahia. On Monday morning, the state Governor said that he intentionally present himself for a second test because he wanted to clear the doubts after testing negative.
His words Stated: “As your Governor, I have a responsibility to do what is right and keep our people fully updated about my health status.”
According to the release, “The Governor who has already commenced self-isolation under the careful watch of experienced medical personnel directed that the Deputy Governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu shall hold the forte in his absence.”