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Ekiti State Governor, Fayemi, Recovers From COVID-19

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Fayemi, who disclosed his latest health status on Twitter on Saturday morning, appreciated those who stood by him while battling with the deadly virus.

He said, “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my CoviD 19 repeat test came back negative. My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team and all well wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic. JKF”

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After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my CoviD 19 repeat test came back negative. My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team and all well wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic. JKF

— Kayode Fayemi (@kfayemi) August 1, 2020

The governor had used the same medium to announce his COVID-19 status on Wednesday, July 22, noting that   he would be delegating critical tasks to his deputy, Adebisi Egbeyemi.

He had then said, “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I’m generally ok and I’m already self-isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my deputy but will continue routine duty from home.”

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Fayemi was the eighth governor to test positive for Covid-19. Others include Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi; Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

 

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