The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has declared that he is negative for coronavirus, after his latest test.
He made this known via his Twitter handle on Saturday.
Fayemi had on July 22 announced that he tested positive for the virus.
He tweeted, “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my CoviD 19 repeat test came back negative.
“My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team, and all well-wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all we can to tackle the pandemic.”
Fayemi, who also stands as Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) is the eighth governor to test positive for COVID-19.
Other governors who have tested positive for the virus include: Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai.
Also, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State have all tested positive for the virus.