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General News of Friday, 31 July 2020


Ebonyi gov, Umahi, recovers from COVID-19

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi

After abput four weeks in isolation due, the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has announced his full revovery from COVID-19.

In a statement on he personally signed on Friday, Umahi disclosed that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus.

The governor thanked God for his recovery and the people of the state for their prayers and support.

On July 4, Governor Umahi announced that he, his daughter and aides tested positive after carrying out the test.

Although he said they were not showing any symptoms, he, however, said they went into isolation in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

He, therefore, directed the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the frontline coordination of the state’s fight against the pandemic to protect Ebonyi people.

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