Obaseki to governors: Get tested for COVID-19 immediately!


Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and n Wednesday urged fellow governors to get tested for the novel Coronavirus immediately.

He also confirmed reports that he gone into self-isolation after having contact with two confirmed cases.

He tweeted: “I have gone into self-isolation and sent in my samples for testing after 2 persons I came in contact with tested positive for #coronavirus. I am taking this precaution to protect people that may otherwise come in contact with me. I urge my colleagues to get tested too.”

He was, however, silent on the revelation by his deputy, Philip Shaibu, that the Speaker of the state house of assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, had tested positive for Coronavirus.

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