Fayemi, Umahi and daughter recover from COVID-19

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi and Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi

THE Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi and the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi have both tested negative for COVID-19, after days in isolation.

Also, Umahi’s daughter, and three close aides recovered from the coronavirus disease.

In a statement on a Friday, Umahi confirmed that he and his daughter with three close aides had proceeded on isolation on July 4, after results of their coronavirus test came out positive.

His deputy, Kelechi Igwe, held sway and coordinated the fight against the pandemic.

Umahi annnounced that he would be working from home until he recovers, while he thanked the people of Ebonyi for their prayers.

Meanwhile, Fayemi confirmed his new status on Saturday on his Twitter handle.

He thanked God and his numerous well-wishers for his recovery for their prayers and support.

“After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my COVID-19 repeat test came back negative.

“We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic,” he stated.


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