Panic In Aso Rock As Buhari Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari & 3 Aides Test Positive For Covid 19
The State House is under gradual lock down as 3 staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
According to a presidential source, all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide did not turn up for work.
The source said the Vice President reported late to work on Tuesday afternoon unlike him.
Most of his aides had face masks and hand gloves on when they came to work on Monday. Meanwhile, the villa is on a gradual lockdown as none essential staff have been asked to stay away.
Abba Kyari who is the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari tested positive for Coronavirus today.
He was said to have possibly contracted the virus during a visit to Germany and Egypt for a meeting on the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission, whose executive chairman, Prof. James Momoh, was part of.
The CoS attended many meetings after his return from the trips last week.
Kyari was said to have started coughing during a meeting on Sunday at the Aso Rock Villa, fuelling speculation he could have the virus.
His test result, which came in on Tuesday morning, confirmed him positive.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who had to take the test, however is negative.