Ebun Francis| Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but will remain in self-isolation.
Crusoe Osagie, his spokesman who made the disclosure in a statement, said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the result of the PCR test is being awaited.
Osagie said, “I can confirm that the governor tested negative for coronavirus when he ran the rapid diagnostic test for the virus. However, we are currently awaiting the result of a more conclusive PCR test.”
“In the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-solation and he is asymptomatic,” he added.
Governor Obaseki went into self-isolation on Wednesday after coming in contact two persons who tested positive for coronavirus.
Nigeria currently has 15 cases of the dreaded virus.