- There is coronavirus scare in Aso Rock Villa in Abuja
- Added to this, at least three staff members of Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, have been tested positive for the virus
- This was confirmed on Tuesday, March 24, by a presidential source
Not less than three of the staff members of Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, have tested positive for coronavirus.
According to The Nation, this development was confirmed on Tuesday, March 24, by a presidential source in Aso Rock, Abuja.
The anonymous source revealed that all persons suspected to have been exposed to Kyari have been advised to remain in self-isolation.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Kyari had been confirmed positive of coronavirus.
Kyari who returned from Germany on March 14, did not self isolate as NCDC directed and attended a meeting on Saturday, March 21, in Aso rock on containing the virus where he began to cough repeatedly and thereafter surrendered himself for testing. He has now gone into self-isolation for treatment.
In another post, Legit.ng reported the governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed, had tested positive for the global pandemic known as coronavirus.
This news was confirmed on Tuesday, March 24, by Mukhtar Gidado, the senior special assistant to Governor Mohammed on media.
This came just one day after the governor made it known that he was in self-isolation at his official residence in the state.
Gidado in a press statement pointed out that six tests involving the governor's family members and aides were carried out.
The media aide revealed that of the results released it was discovered that only the governor tested positive for the virus.
Mohammed had gone on self-isolation after it was established that he had contact with the son of former vice president Atiku Abubakar.
Atiku's son, whose name was not mentioned, tested positive for coronavirus after returning to the country amid Covid-19 scare.
Disclosing the development in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle on Sunday night, March 22, Atiku said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had been duly informed about the situation.
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