The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 this is coming days after he returned from an official trip to Germany.
It was reported that he ran the test on Saturday based on medical advice, although he was not presently showing any symptoms of the virus.
The result came back on Monday positive and has since then gone into isolation even though the symptoms are yet to manifest.
Following his result, Buhari was also advised to run a test but he was negative.
It was gathered that the chief of staff alongside with Minister of Power, Sale Mamman had attended a meeting in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power sector.
Meanwhile, the presidency is yet to issue statement on the coronavirus status of Mr. Kyari and health authorities have also not yet spoken about it.
But on Monday at about 11:0pm, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reported four new confirmed cases in the country with three cases in Lagos and one case in Abuja.
It is not clear if is the case of Kyari that the NCDC reported in its bulletin.