Convid19: Speaker Francis Okiye Test Positive On His Return From The UK

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Speaker Edo State House of assembly Francis Okiye has tested positive to Convid19.

Edo State Government, on Wednesday announced that the Speaker Frank Okiye is the  index case of the virus in Edo state  earlier announced but not named.

The disclosure was made by the state’s deputy governor Philip Shaibu at a press briefing at Government House, Benin City.

 Godwin Obaseki had last Monday at a press briefing confirmed the first case of COVID- 19 in the state, but he failed to name the case.

Shaibu, said the speaker returned from United Kingdom, adding that  the state is taking measures to tackle further spread of the virus in the state.

He also advised the citizens to report any suspected case immediately adding that coronavirus is not a death sentence.

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