Okowa, Wife Test Positive For COVID - 19 - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Okowa, Wife Test Positive For COVID - 19

Mariam Yomi, Asaba

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, and wife, Edith,  have tested positive to COVID-19.

The test results turned up on Wednesday after few days of self-isolation when one of their daughters tested positive to the virus earlier.

The two heads of the First Family in the state, according to a statement by the 

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Governor and wife are stable and have commenced necessary treatment, and further isolation.

Okowa commended Deltans for their prayers for his family, and called for continued supplications for all patients undergoing treatment for the pandemic.

He assured that his administration would not relent in its efforts at combating the virus in the state.

He also  urged the public to support the government by complying with prescribed protocols by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  

"COVID-19 is real. The rate is increasing in our state and the virus is taking the lives of some of our people.

"I, therefore, again call on every Deltan to observe the protocols on the virus while in public, to curb further spread of the virus, especially in the communities.’’

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