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Buhari meets Health minister, NCDC boss in Aso Rock

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Buhari meets Health minister, NCDC boss in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, held a meeting with the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, and the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ikekweazu, in Aso Rock.

Though details of the meeting are yet to be made public, it would have no doubt centered on the covid-19 epidemic spreading across the country.

Both public health officials it is believed were at the Presidential Villa to brief the president on the raging coronavirus pandemic.

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A photographs of the meeting, uploaded online by the State House, showed Buhari and the other officials observing social distancing during the meeting.

The picture, it is believed also puts to rest rumours making the round, on social media, that the president and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari had been secretly taken out of the country to an unknown country for medical treatment.

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