COVID-19: VP Osinbajo tests negative

Cyril Okonkwo

Nigeria's Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tested negative to the coronavirus.This followed tests conducted to check his status.

Spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, confirmed this in response to enquiries from the media.

In his response, Akande said: “Good morning Sirs and Ma: I have been inundated with calls on whether indeed the VP had undergone a COVID-19 test and the outcome. Yes, he has and the result is negative. An official tweet would follow. Thanks”

Akande tweeted on Tuesday that the Vice President had isolated himself and was working from home.


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