BREAKING: Okowa, wife, down with COVID-19

By Editor on 30/07/2020

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Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has come down with COVID-19, about 24 hours after his counterpart in Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu also confirmed contracting the virus.

He was said to have tested positive along with his wife, and First Lady of the state, Dame Edith Okowa, with whom he went into isolation recently, according to an announcement on via his verified Facebook account, on Wednesday.

Outside Okowa and Akeredolu, other governors like Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Bala Muhammed of Bauchi and Seyi Makinde, had contracted the disease which has since been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Announcing the development, Okowa wrote: “My wife and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are well and continuing with our isolation/medication. We thank you all for your continued prayers for us and our daughter.”





Posted on July, 1 2020

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