President Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari tests positive of Coronavirus
The report has it that he ran the test on Saturday based on medical advice, although
he was not exhibiting any symptoms.
The result came back on Monday positive and he has gone into isolation even though the
symptoms are yet to manifest.
Following his result, Buhari was also advised to run a test but he was negative, Aso Rock
sources told TVAfrica24.
Alongside Sale Mamman, minister of power, Buhari’s chief of staff had attended a meeting
in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power
A letter Kyari wrote to the leadership of the national assembly on how federal lawmakers
returning from overseas trips were allegedly evading screening had gone viral earlier on
Nigeria currently has 40 cases of coronavirus.
We had reported about the anxiety at the presidential villa in Abuja over the selfisolation of Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi.
The governor went into self-isolation after shaking hands with Mohammed Atiku, one of the
sons of Nigeria’s former vice-president, who tested positive for the virus.
The presidency is yet to comment on the COVID-19 status of Kyari and health authorities
have also not spoken about it.
But on Monday night, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed a
coronavirus case in Abuja.
It is unclear if is the case of Kyari that the NCDC reported in the bulletin