Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is responding “very well” to treatment in coronavirus, Onyxnews Nigeria can report.
Recall that the online news platform reported that Kyari, on March 24 had tested positive for COVID-19.
He also confirmed the development.
Speaking on the health status Abba Kyari, his doctors said he is responding to treatment, and making good progress.
According to reports, “Since the diagnosis, he has had the occasional cough, which, though not chesty, remained stubborn, hence his decision to transfer to a private facility in Lagos for further tests and observations.
“Up till now, he has had no high fever or difficulty in breathing, and the cough is subsiding after treatment, so he is making good progress.
”The doctors want him to sleep and rest more for now, so they took his phones away but he is stable and improving.”
Kyari in a statement released through the presidency’s twitter handle, @NGRPresident, revealed that he would be coming to Lagos state for further tests based on medical advice.
The chief of staff further revealed that he was yet to experience any of the symptoms associated with the deadly coronavirus.
Kyari stated that he has made personal arrangements to treat himself to avoid further burdening the public health system which faces so many pressures.
He appreciated Nigerian medical professionals who are working across the country to tackle the deadly pandemic. Kyari, however, urged Nigerians to remain calm and maintain good hygiene.
In a related development,
Nigeria has recorded 10 (ten) new cases of #COVID19; 7 in Lagos, commercial city of the country and 3 in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.
As at 08:00 pm 2nd April there are 184 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty have been discharged with two deaths.
Meanwhile, six new cases have also been recorded in Osun state.