The deputy governor of Kwara State, Mr Kayode Alabi, has recovered from the coronavirus infectious disease.
Alabi, who had been in isolation for the past two weeks having tested positive for the virus, has recovered fully and would be back to his desk.
A statement in Ilorin by Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the State governor and spokesman of the State Covid-19 technical committee announced this on Saturday.
“On Friday evening, August 28, 2020, the result of a repeat test by His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Kwara state and chairman of the technical committee on Covid-19, Mr Kayode Alabi, came back negative.
“This means the deputy governor is free of the virus and would be back to his desk,” the statement added.
The government wished “all the remaining patients, including Her Excellency, the wife of the deputy governor safe recovery like the deputy governor.”
The statement appealed to the citizens to not let down their guards as every step is being taken to flatten the curve of transmission.
The government thanked members of the public for their support and prayers and the medical team for their hard work.