Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Tests Negative For COVID-19

The Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo today got back his COVID-19 test result and tested negative. Olusegun Obasanjo

The elder statesman made his COVID health status public through his Special Assitant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, who disclosed this in a statement released on Sunday August 9 2020.

Akinyemi explained that his boss took the test on Friday, August 7, 2020, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

He added,

“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 to conduct the crucial Covid-19 test on both asymptomatic and symptomatic Nigerians.”

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