Twitter users have taken to the platform to call out Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu after the state recorded its first two COVID-19 cases, despite the governor’s remark that the deadly virus cannot be recorded in Abia.
Abia State has recorded two new cases, NCDC announced on Twitter. These are the first cases recorded in the South-Eastern state since the outbreak began.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control confirmed the cases on Monday, April 20, tweeting:
Thirty-eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
23 in Kano
5 in Gombe
3 in Kaduna
2 in Borno
2 in Abia
1 in FCT
1 in Sokoto
1 in Ekiti
As at 11:10 pm 20th April there are 665 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
With two new cases in the state, Twitter users were all too ready to call him out.
See some reactions below: