Coronavirus: President Buhari resumes duty after testing negative for virus


Coronavirus: President Buhari resumes duty after testing negative for virus

Nigeria’s number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly resumed his official duty after he tested negative for the novel corona virus some hours ago.

PMB was tested of the frightful virus on Monday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC after news made rounds that his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus.


A test was carried out for the president following the development but it came out negative – before then however, he had self-isolated himself in compliance with the NCDC directive.

It was revealed earlier that the Aso Villa shut down its operations following the development and we have it that the villa was nearly deserted except critical staff who were on essential services, mostly the security operatives.

Some staff of Julius Berger that handles the maintenance of the State House, were also present at work as they were seen sanitizing the doors at the Council Chamber session.

A report by Vanguard stated that authorities of the State House had pruned down the number of staff including journalists covering the Villa to enforce the policy of social distancing.

According to the Presidency source, President Buhari was in his office working but no government functionary came for the usual briefing.

Although the source did not disclose the time President Buhari resumed at work, he said the number one citizen was in the office at about 2.30 pm when the inquiry was made.

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