Media personality, IK Osakioduwa has denied the speculation that he was infected with the dreaded coronavirus.
IK Osakioduwa has revealed he is negative.
Nigeria now has 40 confirmed cases of the dreaded coronavirus.
The media personality took to his Instagram page on Monday, March 23, 2020, where he debunked the rumours of contacting coronavirus.
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“I usually would not address this but the rumours are making the rounds.
”People passing messages around that I went to the UK and got the coronavirus, took it to AMVCA, took it to some clubs.
”I haven’t been to London for a very long time.
”In fact, I haven’t been to that club… I don’t have coronavirus,” he said.
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The World Health Organisation has declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. It has now afflicted every continent on the planet besides Antarctica.
Nigeria on Monday reported its first death from COVID-19, as the country’s overall number of confirmed cases rose to 40.
A former Managing Director of Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Suleiman Achimugu, has died of the deadly virus.
According to findings, Achimugu, who returned to Nigeria from the United Kingdom two weeks ago; began showing symptoms of the virus last Tuesday.
He eventually died around 2:00 am on Monday; after coughing severely for the most part of Sunday.
More so, 1st News gathered that the NCDC will handle Achimugu’s burial; so as to avoid a further spread of the virus.
Later on Monday, the NCDC announced that Nigeria now had a total number of 40 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.