After 11 days in isolation, the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has tested negative for COVID-19.
Fayemi, who is the Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, broke this cheering news via his Twitter handle on Saturday.
Recall that the governor had on July 22 announced that he tested positive for the virus.
However, announcing his new status on Saturday, he tweeted, “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my Covid 19 repeat test came back negative.
“My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team, and all well-wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic.”
Fayemi is the eighth governor to test positive for COVID-19, and recovered.
Others who have tested positive in the last four months and recovered include the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi; Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu; Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu
Others are Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai.