COVID-19: "I've been tested negative" - Gov Abiodun

Fighting Coronavirus in Ogun

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ABEOKUTA - Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Monday, March 30, said that he had undergone the Coronavirus test and the result was negative. 

Abiodun stated this while responding to questions from newsmen at the launch of Ogun State Isolation centre in Ikenne area of the state. 

“Since I came back from the party in London,  have attended state exco meeting which was on a Tuesday  maintaining social distancing at exco.

“On Thursday we had National Economic Council Meeting (NEC) and from that Thursday I went into isolation . I went into isolation, first to ensure there is a lapse of 14 days,  from the day I was exposed at that party in London. 

“And not only that,  I also went into Isolation also in line with my exposure at NEC and my Abuja trip .

“I want to tell you that since I came back from Abuja,  this is my first appearance publicly .

“I have done the test and it is negative ,” Abiodun said. 

The governor also stated  that the state had suspended the shutdown of the state scheduled to commence by 11pm Monday , saying that  internal movement within the state would  still be allowed till Friday, April 3.

The governor said he appealed with the Presidency to allow the state prepare for a food bank in each senatorial district and also allow citizens of the state to prepare for the shutdown.


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