Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for the COVID-19.
This was disclosed in a statement by the commissioner for information, John Okiyi Kalu, on Monday morning, June 8, 2020.
The Commissioner said the governor had gone into isolation before the confirmation of his result.
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The governor instructed his deputy to act pending when he resumes duty.
Kalu urged the people of the state to take the fight against COVID-19 serious as the disease is real but not a death sentence as the state has the resources to manage patients back to good health.