Popular Ibadan-based broadcast journalist, Edmund Obilo, who was quarantined at the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on suspected case of contracting the deadly coronavirus disease has tested negative for the virus.
The seasoned journalist was admitted on admission on suspected case of Covid-19 on Thursday, March 19.
According to report, Edmund was admitted on Thursday evening after showing symptoms of the virus.
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His blood samples were taken and reportedly sent to Lagos test laboratory for confirmation of his status.
However, the result which came out today cleared him of contracting the disease.
Obilo in a phone interview with Tribune disclosed that the test came out negative.
“Hello sir, the result is negative, I don’t have COVID-19. Thanks,” Obilo said.