The Abia State Governor is the latest Governor in Nigeria to Contract Coronavirus, this has increased the numbers of Nigerian Governors that has contracted coronavirus
Governor Ikpeazu was first tested coronavirus negative when he submitted himself for isolation and his blood sample was taken and the result turns out negative.
The Abia State Boss was tested negative on 30th May, 2020 and on the 4th of June, 2020, he submitted his blood sample again, he was tested positive.
According to the Governor, he has isolated himself according to NCDC protocols and has directed his Deputy to act on his behalf until he resumes duty.
Meet Nigerian Governors That Has Contracted Coronavirus
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed
Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El Rufai
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu
The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed was tested positive of coronavirus around March 2020.
Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) had conducted six test on Bala Mohammed before they finally concluded that he is coronavirus positive.
Governor Mohammed on 9th April, 2020, tweeted that he has been tested negative after isolation and severe treatment for coronavirus.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state had announced that he has been tested positive of Coronavirus on March 29, 2020.
The Governor also announced that he has submitted himself isolation according to NCDC guidelines.
Mr El-Rufai who was always tweeting his health updates for the isolation center where he was receiving treatment.
On the 28th of April, 2020, he tweeted that that he has been tested negative of coronavirus and he is healthy and fit to resume duties.
On March, 30th, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde took to his tweeter handle to announce that he has been tested positive of coronavirus.
After a short while, on the 5th of April, 2020, Mr Sey Makinde announced that he has been tested and confirmed coronavirus negative. He thanked the State covid19 committee for working to make him healthy and he appreciated Nigerians and his supporters for prayers.
So far, Nigeria has recorded 12,486 cases of covid-19 with 354 death as at 8th June, 2020.