President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for the COVID – 19 virus, while his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, tested positive. The tests were carried out by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Mr Abba Kyari who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday was in Munich, Germany between March 7 – 14 to meet with officials of Siemens over the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.
Mr Kyari is said to have voluntarily submitted himself for testing, when he started coughing at a meeting where efforts to contain the spread of the corona virus in Nigeria was being discussed.
Having been informed of his test results, Mr Kyari has gone into isolation. It is not yet know the number of people who have been exposed to the virus through him.
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