Reports reaching ThecommentNg says the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari has tested positive for Coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany.
According to reports gathered, he ran the test on Saturday based on medical advice, even though he was not exhibiting any symptoms.
The result came back on Monday positive and he has gone into self-isolation as the symptoms are yet to manifest.
Aso rock sources equally said President Buhari was also advised to run a test but he tested negative.
Alongside a minister, Buhari’s chief of staff had attended a meeting in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power sector.
A letter Kyari wrote to the leadership of the national assembly on how federal lawmakers returning from overseas trips were allegedly evading screening had gone viral earlier on Monday.
This online news platform had reported about the anxiety at the presidential villa in Abuja over the self-isolation of Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi.
The governor went into self-isolation after shaking hands with Mohammed Atiku, one of the sons of Nigeria’s former vice-president, who tested positive for the virus.
The presidency is yet to comment on the COVID-19 status of Kyari and health authorities have also not spoken about it.