COVID-19

Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has recovered from COVID-19. 

The Governor confirmed this in a statement he signed on Friday. 

He also revealed that his daughter and three of his aides who also contracted the virus, have also tested negative. 

The Governor thanked God for his recovery and residents for their prayers and support. 

Recall that, Umahi on July 4 announced he, his daughter and some aide tested positive for covid-19, he said they were not showing any symptoms, they went into isolation in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). 

He directed his Deputy Kelechi Igwe to take over governance. 

While in isolation, Umahi suspended over 1,000 junior aides, five Special Assistants, Coordinator of FADAMA and two Auditors-General.