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Chief Obasanjo Tests Negative to COVID-19

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative to Covid19.

The test, which was carried out last Friday at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, was returned negative twenty four hours after.

A statement by the former president’s Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed that the samples of the test was conducted by Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Lagos, Nigeria.

According to the statement, 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.

Wale Oluokun

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