Onyxnews Nigeria reports that the message stated that president Buhari does not need to wear facemask because he operates from his own safe environment within the presidential villa, Aso Rock.
President Buhari’s aide on social media Lauretta Onochia who made this announcement via her Twitter handle, said the Nigerian leader is not breaking any safety rules.
Onochia stated that president Buhari has no need to wear face masks because he operates from his own safe environment within the presidential villa, Aso Rock.
Also speaking about the people visiting Aso Rock, Onochia said that the people coming into Aso Rock are the ones who are expected to wear face masks to protect whoever they are visiting from catching whatever disease they may have.
PRES @MBuhari IS NOT BREAKING RULES!
Expert Medical Protocol is that if you are in your safe environment, you dont need to wear a mask
Those visiting you MUST wear masks to ensure they leave no droplets in your environment
Wearing of masks is mostly to protect people around us pic.twitter.com/1D8lufszKD
— Lauretta Onochie (@Laurestar) May 16, 2020
Meanwhile, this reliable online news platform reported that the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has explained that his primary duty as the CoS to the president is to report to him rather than to the public.
In another development, Nigeria has recorded new cases of deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with Lagos leading as usual.
Onyxnews Nigeria reported that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 288 new cases of the ravaging disease has been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of cases of the deadly disease in the country to 5445.
This reliable online news platform understands that the NCDC made the announcement via the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday night, May 15.