Benue governor, Ortom, recovers from COVID-19

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Benue governor, Ortom, recovers from COVID-19

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Ortom’s specimen being taken for COVID-19 test

By Peter Duru – Makurdi

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has come out of isolation after testing negative to COVID-19.

The Governor had about week ago gone into isolation for treatment after his COVID-19 test returned positive.

Announcing his status Wednesday in Makurdi, Governor Ortom said his sample was two days ago taken again for test and it came out negative.

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“I want to thank the Almighty God for what happened to me about a week ago. On my own I went for test for COVID-19 after some of my aides tested positive for the virus.

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“Unfortunately after the test, I also came out positive and I decided to isolate myself. By the grace of God yesterday when the test was repeated the test came out negative.

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“I appreciate the entire Benue people for their prayers, love and kindness. I commend my Deputy and appointees because while in isolation we were still running the government and I everything went well.

“I also appreciate all those who called from within and outside the country to pray for my quick recovery. I will not take that love for granted.

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“I urge Nigerians to always avail themselves for early testing so as to start the treatment early when positive, ” the Governor said.

Vanguard News Nigeria

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