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COVID-19: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, tests positive


Mr. Abba  Kyari,  the Chief of Staff to the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, March 24,  tested positive to coronavirus. But the President was confirmed negative in a test he took on Monday along with State House staff.

Kyari, had travelled to Germany on Saturday March 7, where he reportedly met with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian expansion programme.

He was also in Egypt  for a meeting on the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission, along with the Commission’s  executive chairman, Prof. James Momoh.

He also attended meetings at the Villa after his return to the country.

Kyari was said to have started coughing during a meeting on Sunday at the Aso Rock Villa, fueling speculation he could have the virus.

He is however showing no symptoms yet apart from the occasional cough.

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