After 11 days in isolation, Governor Fayemi recovers from COVID-19

After 11 days in isolation, Governor Fayemi recovers from COVID-19
Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has recovered from Coronavirus (COVID-19), after 11 days in isolation.

Fayemi, confirmed this new development on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday.

The governor thanked God and his numerous well-wishers across the globe for his recovery for their prayers and support.

He announced that he had been infected with the virus 11 days ago and consequently proceeded on self isolation.,

Shortly after then, State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Muyiwa Olumilua, announced in a statement, that wife of the Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, his family and members of the state cabinet had undergone the COVID-19 tests to determine their status.

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State Health Commissioner, Dr Mijisola Yaya-Kolade followed suit few days later to confirm that the state Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr Wale Fapohunda and some unnamed members if the state cabinet had also tested positive.

Fayemi, while breaking the latest news on his Twitter handle, on Saturday, had tweeted thus: “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”.


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