Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative to Covid19. This follows a test that was carried out on the President yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC).
Aledeh understands that the President has been informed of his status this morning in Abuja. According to Presidential sources, the test became necessary after his Chief of Staff Mr Abba Kyari tested positive for the disease.
The Chief of staff travelled to Germany on Saturday March 7th where he held meetings with Siemens group on the Nigeria electricity expansion programme.
He came back on March 14th after one week and did not show any symptoms. He was at a meeting on the containment of Covid19 pandemic all through Sunday where he reportedly started to cough.
He submitted himself voluntarily for testing and was informed of his status yesterday. He has gone into isolation and treatment as of last night.