Nigeria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and member of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Geoffrey Jideofor Kwusike Onyeama has confirmed that he has tested Positive for coronavirus.
The minister made this known in a tweet on Sunday afternoon after conducting COVID-19 test four times.“Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive,” Onyeama tweeted.
Onyeama who is 64 years old is a graduate of Political Science from Columbia University and holder of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree in Law from St John’s College, Cambridge and has been in the government of President Buhari since 2015.
He is the first Nigeria Minister to test positive to coronavirus. Onyeama who has gone on Isolation for treatment also added “That is life! Win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best.”