The Governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for COVID-19, the Nation reports,
The state commissioner of information, John Okiyi Kalu, announced this in a statement on Monday.
“the governor had gone into isolation before his result returned positive
“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.” He said