BY MARY KUYE
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State who disclosed that he visited Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari who tested positive of COVID said his own test came out negative.
However, after the declaration, Governor Obaseki is still in self-isolation.
His Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie in a statement said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the government awaits the result of the PCR test.
Osagie said: “I can confirm that the governor tested negative for coronavirus when he ran the rapid diagnostic test for the virus. However, we are currently awaiting the result of more conclusive PCR test.”
“In the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-solation and he is asymptomatic.”