Foreign Affairs Minister Onyeama Contracts COVID-19


Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has contracted COVID-19.

Mr. Onyeama revealed this on Sunday via his verified Twitter handle, saying his fourth Covid-19 test returned positive on Saturday.

He said he had felt slight itching in his throat and had had his samples collected for Covid-19 test.

The minister stated that he was going into isolation centre for treatment, adding that he hopes for quick recovery.

He tweeted, “(I) did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! (You) win some, lose some. (I’m) heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best.”

Mr. Onyeama is a member of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

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