Obasanjo tests negative for COVID-19


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday confirmed testing negative for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

Media aide of the former President, Kehinde Akinyemi, made this known in a statement.

He disclosed that Obasanjo was tested for COVID-19 on Friday at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

According to Akinyemi, Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos, collected the sample for the test.

“The laboratory is one of the accredited laboratories approved by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to conduct the crucial Covid-19 test on both asymptomatic and symptomatic Nigerians,” the statement said..

He added that the test result returned negative on Saturday.

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