Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has tested positive for Coronavirus.
This was announced by the Edo State Government on Wednesday, saying that Okiye was the index case of coronavirus in the State, which was announced by the NCDC on Tuesday.
The State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this while updating journalists after the meeting of the technical committee set up to monitor the spread of the disease.
“The index case of coronavirus in Edo State, is the Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye. He travelled to United Kingdom, he came back and went into self-isolation. He sent his sample for testing and it came out positive.
“He is in stable condition. His family members have also been tested and the tests came out negative,” he said.
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