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Abia Governor tests positive for COVID-19

The Governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for COVID-19.

The state commissioner of information, John Okiyi Kalu, announced this in a statement today.

He said the governor had gone into isolation before his result returned positive, and that he has directed the deputy governor to act on his behalf pending the time he resumes duty.

“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.”

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