Delta State Governor & spouse contract COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and spouse, Edith.

Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa and his spouse, Edith, have examined optimistic for the coronavirus, in accordance with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika.

Ifeajika, who made the disclosure in an announcement in Asaba, the State capital, on Wednesday mentioned that the event was sequel to the checks performed on the governor and his spouse after a number of days of self-isolation.


It might be recalled that the governor and his spouse had earlier proceeded on self-isolation after their daughter examined optimistic for the virus final week.

In accordance with him, the 2 heads of the First Household within the State are secure and have begun needed therapy and additional isolation.

In the meantime, the governor has thanked the folks of Delta State for his or her prayers for his household, and referred to as for continued supplications for all sufferers present process therapy for the pandemic.


Okowa gave the peace of mind that his administration wouldn’t relent in its efforts at combating the virus within the State.

He urged the general public to assist the State authorities in that regard by complying with prescribed protocols by the Nigerian Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).

“COVID-19 is actual. The speed is rising in our State and the virus is taking the lives of a few of our folks.


“I, subsequently, once more name on each Deltan to look at the protocols on the virus whereas in public, to curb additional unfold of the virus, particularly within the communities,”  he mentioned.

In accordance with the most recent COVID-19 Replace of the Nigerian Centre for Illness Management, as of 30 June, 2020, Delta State had recorded 965 infections, out of which 752 are lively instances, 190 recoveries and 23 deaths.



Amaka E. Nliam