COVID-19: Obasanjo tests negative

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Abdulqudus Ogundapo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative to COVID-19.

The Special Assistant to the former president on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Akinyemi said , the former president took the test on August 7, 2020, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

The statement reads “The samples of the test, conducted by one Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos, Nigeria, was returned negative on Saturday.

“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”.

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