COVID-19-Okowa, Family Members Commences Self-Isolation For 14 Days As Daughter Test Positive



Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, and his family members has immediately commenced on self-isolation for 14 days as one of his daughter test positive to COVID-19

This was announced on Friday on the official Facebook page of the governor. The post reads; earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our daughters has tested positive to COVID-19 hence in line with the laid out procedures, we are both going into isolation for the next 14 days. We will continue to keep you all updated.


Also a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, confirming that one of the children of the Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has tested positive to the virus said, “As the Delta State Government intensifies efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19 in the state, consequently, the Governor and his family members will immediately commence on self-isolation for 14 days”.


“It is again pertinent to stress that COVID-19 is real, and citizens are advised to be disciplined and comply with the protocols of wearing Face Masks and maintaining physical-distancing while in public places as well as basic hygiene of hand-washing with soap in running water and use of alcohol-based sanitizers as NCDC regulation demands,” Ifeajika added.

Omamuzo Efidhere

Omamuzo Efidhere is a registered member of the Nigerian Union of Journalist

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