By Sylvanus Okpe
Report reaching TheNigerian News indicates that Frank Okiye, the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
This was disclosed by the deputy governor of the state, Philip Shaibu while briefing journalists on Wednesday, March 25.
Shaibu assured that the state government is already taking measures to curb further spread of the virus in the state.
This is the second case to be confirmed in the state as the number of covid-19 patients continues to soar in Nigeria.