The COVID-19 test result of Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has been released.
Kehinde Akinyemi, Special Assistant on Media to the former president disclosed on Sunday that Obasanjo tested negative to the dreaded coronaviru disease.
Akinyemi, revealed that the former President took the test on Friday, August 7, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
“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,” the statement added.