The governor who had just announced his recovery from COVID-19 made this known in a statement on Friday.
A press release by the commissioner of information and state orientation, Barr. Uchenna Orji confirmed this.
It said; “The Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency Engr. Chief David Nweze Umahi has tested negative for COVID-19.
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“The Governor confirmed this in a statement he personally released on Friday, 31st July 2020.”
“He said that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus.
“The Governor is full of praise to God for His grace and healing powers and thanks the people of Ebonyi State and Nigeria for their prayers and solidarity. To God be the glory,” the statement added.