The former President said he was tested negative after 72 hours.
Obasanjo said this while celebrating his 84th birthday on Friday. He said, “It will surprise you that I tested positive to COVID-19.
“I called them to come and test me, they came on a Saturday, I didn’t get the result until Wednesday and it came out positive but I didn’t see any symptoms.
“They came three days after they tested me and said I am negative – that is three days after I tested positive.
“My daughter, Iyabo, is an epidemiologist and I called her to explain, she said maybe they tested me at the later stage of my being positive.
“I told her that I had no symptoms and she said it could be a faulty result.
“But I was tested positive. Since then, I have tested three times negative; so, if you want to come near me, you can come near me.
“It is nothing to worry about, when I was tested positive, my household was running from me, I told them to stay in their place while I stay in mine.”