• Fri. Apr 19th, 2024

Breaking News:Vice President tests negative to Coronavirus

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative to coronavirus.

Yemi Osinbajo who is currently observing self-isolation amid the spread of  coronavirus in the country.

Spokesperson of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said in a tweet that his boss is now working from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols.

Laolu Akande also said the Vice President on Monday conducted his meetings via video conferencing, while observing social distancing.

His tweet comes after it emerged that the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mr Kyari is believed to have been infected during his recent trip to Germany where he met with officials of Siemens in Munich on Nigeria’s electricity expansion programme.

It is yet unclear whether Mr Osinbajo’s self-isolation  is related to news of Mr Kyari’s positive case.

Citizens have been advised to observe high respiratory hygiene and physical distancing while the federal and state governments have rolled out different policies in the past few days to curb the spread of the ailment.