Fact Check: Is former President Olusegun Obasanjo COVID-19 positive

Fact Check: Is former President Olusegun Obasanjo COVID-19 positive

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, on Sunday confirmed testing negative to the dreadful Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The media aide of the former President, Kehinde Akinyemi made this known in a statement, revealing he was tested for COVID-19 on Friday at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

According to Akinyemi, Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos collected the sample for the test.

“The laboratory is one of the accredited laboratories approved by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to conduct the crucial Covid-19 test on both asymptomatic and symptomatic Nigerians,” the statement reads.

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He added that the test result returned negative on Saturday.

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