According to Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong said, 16 Government House Press Corps members, who allegedly showed symptoms of COVID-19, are quarantined at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital, Uyo
Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Media/Chief Press Secretary Mr. Ekerete Udoh could not be reached for comments on the issue as he did not answer calls from our correspondent.
However, Commissioner for information Mr. Charles Udoh told reporters through a telephone interview that nobody has tested positive to COVID-19 in the Government House.
“Ekerette Udoh, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor is not positive, the Secretary to the State Government is not positive and these are the people that we meet every day.
“Dr. Akpabio, the governor’s personal physician and the Permanent Secretary Government House Dr. Nathaniel Adiakpan are not positive and as far as I am concerned, no commissioner is positive,” he said.