Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from COVID-19.
Onyeama, 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 his fourth COVID-19 test returned positive after he felt a slight irritation in his throat.
On Wednesday, the minister announced via his verified Twitter handle saying, “By the very special grace of God, my latest COVID-19 test result came back negative after three weeks in isolation”.
He further stated, “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”.
In a video clip which surfaced online from the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Abuja, Onyeama was seen resuming duty on Wednesday morning, to the cheering welcome of staff of the ministry.