Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has tested negative for coronavirus.
According to the governor, the result of the latest test conducted on him come back negative.
Makinde who made the disclosure via a post on his Twitter handle, @seyiamakinde, on Sunday evening said he was moved by the prayers and support of the people throughout the period he was in isolation.
While thanking Prof Temitope Alonge for holding fort for him as the Chairman of the State COVID-19 Task Force Team, he said he would resume as head of the task force on Monday, adding that the latest result is the second negative test.
“I am deeply moved by your prayers and support throughout this period. I am so thankful. This evening, I received my second negative test result for COVID-19.
“I especially thank Prof Temitope Alonge, who acted in my stead as Head of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force.
“I am also grateful to all members of the Task Force for their cooperation during this time. I will be resuming my responsibility as Head of the Task Force from tomorrow,” Makinde said.