President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly tested negative of the Coronavirus Disease.
President Buhari was said to have subjected himself to be screened after result of Kyari’s test conducted Sunday came in positive on Monday.
It was gathered that Abba Kyari who’s also a close relative of the President, had developed a severe cough, one of the symptoms of the COVID-19 which exhibited during a meeting on containing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria all through Sunday.
According to reports, Abba Kyari travelled to Germany through Egypt on Saturday, March 7 to meet with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme and returned with no symptoms.
Executive Chairman of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Prof James Momoh reportedly accompanied Kyari on the trip to both countries.
The latest development comes hours after a leaked memo showed Kyari telling Nigerian legislators, who recently returned from foreign trips, to submit themselves for Coronavirus test.
Chief of Staff Abba Kyari is said to be currently undergoing treatment at an undisclosed facility.