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By: Ade Adeleke
Twelve suspected cases of coronavirus pandemic which are newly discovered in Ondo state have tested negative.
To this end, the state government announced that the state is still free from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The samples of the test took to Lagos had turned out negative, according to the state government.
This was the outcome of the meeting between the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, (SAN) and the State Interministerial Committee on COVID-19.
The Inter Ministerial Committee chaired by the Honourable Commissioner for Health Dr Wahab Adegbenro at a joint press conference with the commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, reiterated that vigilance and strict adherence to global best practices were the only antidote to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Dr Adegbenro said the state has remained negative to the corovarius scourge including the alleged case at Agadagba-Obon in EseOdo Local Government Area of the State.
COVID-19: UBA DONATES N28M TO ODSG
As part of its contributions to the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), through the UBA Foundation, has donated the sum of N28,500,000 Million to the Ondo State Government.
Presenting the cheque to the Governor at the Governor’s office on Monday, the Regional Head of the bank, Mr. Olurotimi Obagaye, said it is hoped that the donation will go a long way in helping the State in the fight against covid-19, while praying to the almighty God to have mercy on the world.
Responding, Governor Akeredolu thanked the UBA Foundation and Tony Elemelu for the generous donation.
The Governor said the UBA has done well for the country and Africa at large with the large sum of money donated, which is being shared among states.