Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state and former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has tested negative for COVID-19. The Nation reports that Governor Obiano made a public appearance on Thursday, April 2, after spending 14 days in self-isolation. 

The governor said three more samples of suspected cases had been sent to Irua, Edo state for testing, while the state awaits the results of two samples.

Anambra Update gathers that Obiano further announced that he would commission the 250-bed isolation centre in Mbaukwu on Friday, April 3.

Also, the former governor of Ekiti, Fayose, has also announced that he has tested negative for the virus. Fayose said he was happy to test negative for the virus and asked more Nigerians to go for the test while praying for victims. "I took a COVID-19 test yesterday because of my perceived exposure in the last two weeks I just got the result which is negative.

"Notwithstanding, I will remain indoor like other Nigerians and I encourage more people to go for the test and remain at home in line with the government's directive," Fayose was quoted as saying Meanwhile, the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom and his deputy, Engineer Benson Abounu, are still awaiting their results. 

Governor Ortom challenged others to go for the test, saying "knowing your coronavirus status is not a death sentence."


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