By Glam & Essence
The news that Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive to the Corona virus was one many Nigerians received with shick,bringing home the danger of the virus being no respecter of persons.The news bow filtering out of the Presidency has it that he may be brought to Lagos for urgent medical attention after he was confirmed to have been infected with Coronavirus.
Unconfirmed sources claimed Kyari became seriously ill after returning from trips to Germany and Egypt ,where the virus had killed several people.
Lagos is presently one of the few states most functional infectious diseases treatment and isolation centres in the country,hence the reason for the Lagos Centre as a choice place to successfully deal with Kyari’s case at this time.
Since the news of Kyari’s situation,activities at Aso Villa, Nigeria’s seat of power, have been shut down to avoid a further spread of the virus.
Since returning from the trip abroad, Kyari is said to have had contacts with several prominent persons including Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Babagana Kingibe, a prominent member of the ‘cabal’ and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. All of these individuals are advised to self quarantine to curb any spread.
PHOTONEWS: Kyari Had Contact With Kogi Governor, @GovBello, @GarShehu, Others After Coronavirus Infection#CoronaVirusUpdate #COVID19 #COVIDー19 @NCDCgov
2:20 PM – Mar 24, 2020
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Aliko Dangote, Governor Bello Masari of Katsina and Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, are among others that Kyari came in contact with after returning from his foreign trip.
The Presidency is yet to issue an official statement on the matter.