Dr Doyin Okupe

Former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe and his wife have survived the deadly Coronavirus disease and have been discharged.

Okupe disclosed this on his Facebook page on Tuesday, saying that on the 23rd of April, he and his wife, Aduralere tested positive to COVID-19 and that on the same day, they were moved to the isolation ward facilities in Sagamu.

“Glory be to God Almighty Jehovah and His Son Jesus Christ through whose blood that was shed for us at Calvary and by whose stripes we became healed and tested negative twice to the COVID-19. We were discharged from the isolation center, in the early hours of today.

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“I want to thank profusely my cousin and governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun who sent me prayers very regularly, in spite of his busy schedule as chief executive of Ogun State. I thank the Honourable Commissioner of Health, Dr Tomi Coker, who was a flower girl at my wedding in 1977.

“I also thank the health workers under the leadership of Dr Olaitan and Dr Ayeni. It is incredible what dangerous and sometimes determining sacrifices they paid, including very long hours of work stretching for a week at a time, all to ensure that we their patients under their care live. My wife and I are grateful to you all.

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“May God in His Mercies heal all our people in various centres through out the country and may it please Him to rid our Nation of this dangerous scourge. May He continue to endow our present leaders the competence of wisdom to direct the ship of our nation throughout this turbulence,” he said.