The Chief of Staff to Nigeria President, Muhammad Buhari, Abb Kyari has tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19, The Page News has learnt.
There have been reports about the Chief of staff’s presence in Germany at the time the virus ravaged the European country so much and claimed the lives of many.
It was gathered that Kyari on his return to the country, did not self isolate until he started showing symptoms of the virus and was he tested positive to the virus..
According to a report monitored on Thisdayonline this morning,
Kyari had travelled to Germany on Saturday, March 7th to meet with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.
He returned exactly one week later on Saturday, March 14th, but did not show any symptoms.
He was said to have been at a meeting on containing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria all through Sunday, where he reportedly started to cough.
Subsequently, he voluntarily submitted himself for testing and was informed of his status yesterday.
Kyari has however gone into absolute isolation following the test result.
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), following a test for the disease that was carried out yesterday on the president by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC informed the president on the outcome of his negative result this morning in Abuja.
According to presidential sources, the test for the president was necessitated after his Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.