The Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Goeffrey K. J. Onyeama test positive for COVID 19.
He joins the league of high profile government official that have tested positive to the novel corona virus also known as COVID 19.
Godfrey Onyenma who has been a fore front minister in the fight against COVID 19 in the area of coordinating Nigerians returnee from abroad could have exposed himself to COVID 19.
However it is uncle a how the minister contracted COVID 19. He has proceeded on self isolation according to NCDC's protocol guidelines.
The impact of COVID 19 in Nigeria has been monumental. We sincerely hope Godfrey Onyenma joins the statistic of high profile individuals that have recovered from COVID 19.
COVID 19 curve is still on the rise. The latest news clearly shows that Nigeria and Nigerians is susceptible to COVID 19.
Geoffrey Jideofor Kwusike Onyeama was born in February 2, 1956. He is began his career as a Research Officer in the Nigerian Law Reform Commission Lagos from 1983 to 1984.
From 1984 to 1985, He worked as a lawyer with Mogboh and Associates in Enugu, Nigeria. In 1985, he joined the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as an Assistant Programme Officer for Development Cooperation and External Relations, Bureau for Africa and Western Asia.
He rose through the ranks at the WIPO to become Deputy Director General for the Development Sector in 2009. In November 2015 he was appointed Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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