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El-Zakzaky’s wife tests negative for COVID-19

El-Zakzaky’s wife tests negative for COVID-19

Zeenat, wife of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has tested negative for COVID-19.

Acting Controller-General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), John Mrabure, made the disclosure on Monday.

Zeenat had reportedly contracted the virus while in custody in Kaduna.

In a statement by NCoS spokesman, Francis Enobore, Mrabure said a test was conducted in collaboration with the Kaduna State Government, Zeenat’s personal physician and the NCDC.

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“The test result has been released and the inmate, including her contacts have no trace of COVID-19 virus.

“It is important to state with emphasis that Zeenat El-Zakzaky never contracted COVID-19 infection as it was alleged,” he said.

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