Governor Okowa of Delta State, has confirmed that himself, wife and daughter have all tested negative to the novel coronavirus.
The good news comes a few days after he announced to the world that himself, his wife Edith and their daughter, had all tested positive to coronavirus, and were in self-isolation.
The governor taking to his official social media handle on Tuesday 14th July 2020, said:
“My wife, my daughter and I have tested negative for COVID 19, along with other members of the family. We give God all praise and wish to appreciate all who have interceded for us in prayers,” he said.
Governor Okowa continued in his statement where he added:
“I appeal to all residing in Delta to obey all instructions/ regulations in our collective fight to stop the transmission of the virus. God bless you all,” he added.
Recall that we reported here first, that Governor Okowa had on Wednesday 1st July 2020 revealed that himself and wife had tested positive to coronavirus, a few days after their daughter, also tested positive. It also came a few days after they celebrated one of their daughters who was celebrating her birthday.
He had taken to his handle on 1st July to put up this statement on his status:
““My wife and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are well and continuing with our isolation/medication. We thank you all for your continued prayers for us and our daughter,” he said.
He also posted a message on Friday 26th June 2020, where he said himself and his wife Edith Okowa received the news that one of their daughters had tested positive. Hence, they were going to observe the 14-day mandatory self-isolation. He had said:
“Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our daughters has tested positive for #COVID19. Hence, in-line with the laid out procedures, we are both going into isolation for the next 14-days. We will continue to keep you all updated,” he said.