Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, recovers from COVID-19, resumes duties


Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from COVID-19, Zinomagazine has learned.

The minister had announced on July 19 that his fourth Covid-19 test returned positive after he felt a slight irritation in his throat.

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.

“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.”

Onyeama has also resumed duty on Wednesday morning, to the cheering welcome of staff of the ministry.