Six days after testing positive for the dreaded coronavirus, Oyo State governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has tested negative after treatment for the disease.
The governor disclosed this on his official twitter handle @seyimakinde Sunday night, stressing that he was resuming his duties as head of the Oyo COVID-19 task force on Monday.
He expressed gratitude for the prayers and support he received throughout the period: “I am deeply moved by your prayers and support throughout this period. I am so thankful.
“This evening, I received my second negative test result for COVID-19. I especially thank Prof Temitope Alonge, who acted in my stead as Head of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force.
“I am also grateful to all members of the Task Force for their cooperation during this time.
“I will be resuming my responsibility as Head of the Task Force from tomorrow,” Makinde said.