The Adamawa State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop Stephen Mamza, has tested negative for COVID-19.
He announced his clean bill of health Saturday, two weeks after he said he had tested positive and was going on isolation and for treatment.
Bishop Mamza who is also the Catholic Bishop of Yola, reiterated during a press briefing at his residence in Yola on Saturday that he had been certified free by medical doctors.
I have been certified free of coronavirus and I want to use this opportunity to thank very sincerely all people of goodwill across the country who have been praying for me in order that I get well and I want to assure everybody that I’m now physically well,” he said.
He canvassed the need for citizens to continually adhere to the protocols laid down by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to curb the spread of the virus. ”Coronavirus is real, there is no doubt about it and there is a need for the public to take the necessary precautionary measures, especially the protocols which include wearing of face mask, washing of hands with running water and maintaining social distancing,” he said.