Obasanjo narrates his experience after contacting COVID-19


The Nigerian former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19.

He revealed this during his 84th birthday celebration on Friday, March 5, 2021. According to him, his staff were running away from him

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He said;


“I called them to come and test me, they came on a Saturday, I didn’t get the result until Wednesday and it came out positive but I didn’t see any symptoms.”


The ex-president revealed that he tested negative three days after he was declared positive and has tested negative since then.

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They came three days after they tested me and said I am negative — that is three days after I tested positive.


“My daughter, Iyabo is an epidemiologist and I called her to explain, she said maybe they tested me at the later stage of my being positive.

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“I told her that I had no symptoms and she said it could be a faulty result.


“But I was tested positive. Since then, I have tested three times negative; so, if you want to come near me, you can come near me.


“It is nothing to worry about, when I was tested positive, my household was running from me, I told them to stay in their place while I stay in mine.”


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