COVID-19: Minister For Foreign Affairs Tests Positive

COVID-19: Minister For Foreign Affairs Tests Positive


Oluwapelumi Fasoyin


Nigeria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has tested Positive for Coronavirus.

Onyeama who was appointed as  Foreign Affairs Minister of Nigeria in November 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

He however disclosed the update on his official twitter handle.

He tweeted, “Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! Win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 #PTFCOVID19“.

Onyeama is also an active member of Nigeria’s National Presidential Task Force on #Covid19, established by President Buhari in March 2020.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry led by him has succeeded in evacuating several stranded Nigerians in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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