Okezie Ikpeazu,Abia state governor tests positive to COVID-19. Before his result returned positive,Ikpeazu had gone into isolation.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu volunteered his sample for COVID-19 test and gradually directed members of the state Executive Council (EXCO) and those of the inter ministerial committee on COVID-19 to surrender themselves for this COVID-19 as said by Abia state commissioner on Saturday.
On Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020, the result of Governor Ikpeazu’s test returned negative.On Thursday, 4th June, 2020, Governor Ikpeazu submitted another sample at NCDC laboratory for him to be assured and the result returned positive.
However,Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has gone into isolation, as required by important NCDC protocols, and he is being treated by a competent team of medical practitioners with the believe of bringing him back to good health.
Due to situation on ground he therefore directed his deputy governor,Hon Ude Oko chukwu to act on his behalf.