Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative to coronavirus.
Obasanjo’s COVID-19 test result was disclosed by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Sunday.
A statement by Akinyemi said the former president took the test on Friday at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
According to him, Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos collected the sample for the test.
He added that the test result 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,” Akinyemi said.
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