Latest Politics Top Stories

Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari, tests positive for Coronavirus; President negative

Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Kyari, breaks silence on contract fraud allegation

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari has tested positive for the dreaded
COVID-19 disease, otherwise known as Coronavirus.

Kyari is believed to have contracted the virus during a visit to Germany and Egypt for a meeting which the executive chairman, of the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission, Prof. James Momoh, was part of.

The CoS, according to reports, had attended several meetings after his return from the trip last week.

Read also: COVID-19 SPREAD: Aisha Buhari suggests total lockdown

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

His test result, which came in on Tuesday morning, confirmed him positive.

President Muhammadu Buhari is however said to be negative after taking the test.

Join the conversation


About the author

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!