Nigeria’s former president Olusegun Obasanjo has been tested for the novel coronavirus.
Obasanjo took the test on Friday, August 7, 2020, at his Pent House residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The former president’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, revealed on Sunday, August 9, 2020, that the test samples (conducted by one Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Lagos, Nigeria) returned negative.
The laboratory is reportedly one of the accredited laboratories approved by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to conduct the COVID-19 test on asymptomatic and symptomatic Nigerians.
See photos of the testing below:
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