Abia State Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu Tests Positive For Coronavirus

   Abia State Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has reported to have been contracted the novel Coronavirus, as confirmed in a statement released by the state's commissioner of information, John Okiyi Kalu on Monday June 8.
According to the statement, the governor has already went into isolation before his test result came back positive and directed the deputy governor, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu to act on his behalf till he resumes duty. 

The statement read; ”Recall that on Saturday, 30th May, 2020, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu volunteered his sample for COVID-19 test and subsequently directed members of the state Executive Council (EXCO) and those of the inter ministerial committee on COVID-19 to submit themselves for the same test. On Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020. The result of Governor Ikpeazu’s test returned negative. 
”On Thursday, 4th June, 2020, the Governor submitted another sample at NCDC laboratory for confirmation and the result returned positive.
”As a result, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has gone into isolation, as required by relevant NCDC protocols, and he is being managed by a competent team of medical practitioners with a view to nursing him back to good health.
”Consequent on the above, the Governor has directed his Deputy, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu, to act on his behalf pending his full resumption of duties.
”We wish to urge all Abians to take the fight against COVID-19 serious as the disease is real but not a death sentence. Our state has the resources to manage patients back to good health.”

This is coming after the Governor averred that Coronavirus will not get to Abia because it is the only Nigerian state mentioned in the Bible, making Ikpeazu the fourth Governor to test positive for Coronavirus in Nigeria. 

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  1. Why wouldn't he tested positive for covid-19 when he doesn't believe the virus exist in the first place, is Abia not in the Bible again??? useless set of governors we have in Nigeria

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