President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested negative for coronavirus after going through the test. But his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive to the deadly virus after going through the pandemic disease’s test.
Onyxnewsng gathered that the NCDC informed the president on the coronavirus outcome of his result which tested negative early on Tuesday 24 March 2020.
According to a source from the presidency, the test for the president was necessitated after his Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
Kyari travelled to Germany on Saturday, 7 March for a meeting with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.
He returned exactly a week later on Saturday, 14 March, but did not show any symptoms.
He reportedly had a meeting on containing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria all through Sunday, where he reportedly started to cough.
He then voluntarily submitted himself for testing and was informed of his positive status for the deadly virus yesterday.
Kyari has however gone into serious isolation following the test result.
This online news platform learnt that, he is hale and hearty and showing no symptoms apart from the occasional cough.
In a similar development, 25 Nigerian lawmakers have reportedly tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
Onyxnewsng understands that the 25 Nigerian lawmakers that have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus are members of the Nigerian Senate and members of the House of Representatives.
This online news platform reported according to reliable reports that the lawmakers are: 10 senators and 15 members of the House of Representatives, and they are reportedly hospitalised in private hospitals after testing positive for COVID -19.
Some of the Nigerian lawmakers had arrived from London, the United Kingdom over the past week.
On the other hand, Onyxnewsng reports that Abba Kyari raised an immediate public health alarm to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, informing him of the arrogance of some Nigerian lawmakers towards health officials.
This was contained in a letter sent to the House of Reps’ speaker by Abba Kyari.