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COVID-19: Lagos Council Chairman, Oke Dies, Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama Recovers



Babatunde Oke and Geoffrey Onyeama

Babatunde Oke, Chairman of Onigbongbo local council development area (LCDA) of Lagos state, has died of complication from coronavirus.

MERIDIAN SPY learnt Oke was said to have been sick for some time but recovered before the Sallah break.

Days after the celebration, he fell ill again and was taken to the hospital but eventually died today Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has recovered from the virus disease.

Onyeama who personally announced via his Twitter handle in July he had contracted the disease, disclosed that his test result had returned negative.

“By the very special grace of God my latest #COVID19 test result came back NEGATIVE after three weeks isolation,” the Minister tweeted on Wednesday morning.

“I am eternally grateful to my family, the C-in-C and VP, the medical team, relations, friends, colleagues, religious leaders and numerous well-wishers, who through their care, prayers, fasting, messages of support and encouragement never let me walk alone.”

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