Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has tested negative to COVID-19, following repeat tests for the viral disease.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Monday.
The governor, on Nov. 9, announced that he tested positive to COVID-19 via his official Twitter handle and immediately went into isolation.
Noel-Berje said that the governor was pronounced free of the virus and confirmed fit to resume his official duties, having gone through repeated tests which turned negative.
“I am happy to announce to you that I have been confirmed negative and declared fully recovered.
“I can now resume my official work. I thank you all for your prayers and good wishes,” she quoted the governor as saying.