Onyeama Recovers from COVID-19, Resumes Work

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from COVID-19.

Switch Nigeria had reported on July 19th, 2020, that the minister had said his fourth Covid-19 test returned positive after he felt a slight irritation in his throat.

The minister, who is a member of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and one of those driving the fight against the pandemic, especially regarding the repatriation of stranded citizens abroad, had gone into quarantine immediately.

But announcing via his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, the minister wrote, “By the very special grace of God, my latest COVID-19 test result came back negative after three weeks isolation.

“By the special grace of God my latest #COVID-19 test result came back NEGATIVE after three weeks isolation.

“I am eternally grateful to my family, the C-in-C and VP, the medical team, relations, friends, colleagues, religious leaders and numerous well-wishers, who through their care, prayers, fasting, messages of support and encouragement never let me walk alone.

Also, in a video clip according to the Punch Newspaper, Onyeama was seen resuming duty on Wednesday morning, to the cheering welcome of staff of the ministry.


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