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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Tests Positive For Covid-19

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The Chief of staff to Nigerian President, Alhaji Abba Kyari has allegedly tested positive for Coronavirus.


Several sources including Thisday reported his result came via the NCDC on Monday. This necessitated for the President to take a test as well. President Buhari has however, tested negative to the virus.


Abba Kyari visited Germany, Munich to attend a meeting with the Siemens on electricity expansion in Nigeria. He arrived in March 14. Upon arrival, he held several meetings on the Covid-19 outbreak on Sunday.


Whilst in one of these meetings, sources say he began to cough. Subsequently, he submitted himself for testing.


His result came back Monday and was positive. He has since retired himself to self-isolation, report says.


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Abba Kyari. Photo: Premuim Times


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Responding to the news, the NCDC media team insisted as that the do not give out private information on a patient.


”Please, NCDC has not provided personal information of any case, and will not provide information on a case by case basis. Dr. Ihekweazu stated this yesterday, and we are re-iterating” the statement read.


Atiku Reacts:

Former Vice-President has reacted to the news of Abba Kyari alleged infection of the coronavirus. He sent his condolences via twitter and wished the Chief Of Staff a speedy recovery.



Recall that Atiku’s son tested positive for corona virus sunday 22 march. He currently receiving treatment at the Federal Hospital Gwagalada, in Abuja.


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