Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested positive to coronavirus and has been isolated.
The Abia state Commissioner of Information, John Kalu, revealed this on Monday in a statement.
According to him, Governor Ikpeazu underwent two COVID-19 tests; the first came out negative on Tuesday, 2nd June 2020, while the second taken on Thursday 4th June, returned positive.
Kalu stated "As a result of the test, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has gone into isolation, as required by relevant NCDC protocols, and he is being managed by a competent team of medical practitioners with the view of nursing him back to good health".
He further called on the citizens of Abia state to remain cautious of the coronavirus disease and take as much precautionary measures as possible.