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Wike celebrates “preventing” coronavirus case from infecting Rivers people

Wike celebrates “preventing” coronavirus case from infecting Rivers people

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has taken to his twitter handle to celebrate his prevention of coronavirus case from getting into the state.

In a statement credited to the governor, he was quoted as saying that “it is with gratitude to God that I announce to you that our State would have been infected with coronavirus yesterday, but for the vigilance of security agents who, acting on a tip- off prevented an infected person from boarding a flight from Abuja to Port Harcourt”.

“The infected person beat all security measures that were put in place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and Abuja and was to sneak into Port Harcourt before security agents stopped her,” Wike said.

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The governor, however stopped at stating what became of the coronavirus positive patient and whereabout. 

Rivers is yet to record any case of COVID- 19 with the total confirmed case in the country currently standing at 46.

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