Obasanjo tests negative to COVID-19


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative to COVID-19.

Mr Kehinde Akinyemi,  the Special Assistant to Obasanjo on Media disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday. 

According to the statement, the former president took the test last Friday, August 7, 2020, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

“The samples of the test, conducted by one Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos, Nigeria, was returned negative on Saturday.
“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 read. 

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