Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has tested negative for Covid-19.
The minister, who had not traveled to one of the endemic countries in recent times, last week submitted his blood sample to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) after it emerged that he may have been exposed to people who had since tested positive for the virus.
He said the result of the test however came out negative at weekend.
Minister of state in the FCT, Dr Ramatu Aliyu had also last week tested negative.
In her personal Twitter handle, the minister had said: “Dear compatriots, I am glad to inform you that my results came out this afternoon and tested negative to #COVID-19. Please stay safe and take every precautionary measures as outlined by @NCDC.gov. Together, we are stronger”.