Abba Kyari, has tested positive for Covid-19
By : Femi Mustapha
The Chief of staff to president Muhammadu Buhari Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany,.
the Newsinvestigators has learnt
Our source revealed that Kyari 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 self-isolation as the symptoms are yet to manifest, .
Following his result, Buhari was also advised to run a test but he was negative, Aso Rock sources revealed
Alongside a minister, Buhari’s chief of staff had attended a meeting in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power sector.
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.
Nigeria currently has 40 cases of coronavirus.
The Media had reported about the anxiety at the presidential villa in Abuja over the self-isolation 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.