Atiku Abubakar: volunteers to join a coronavirus task force

Atiku Abubakar: volunteers to join a coronavirus task force

Former Vice president Atiku Abubakar has reacted to news that the Chief of Staff Abba Kyari has tested positive for coronavirus.

Atiku sent prayers and greetings on Twitter, he wrote; ”My thoughts and prayers are with Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. Allah ya kre mu gabaki daya, kuma ya bashi lafiya – AA”.

ThisDay reported, quoting presidential sources, that Kyari had tested positive for the virus.

The newspaper said Kyari had travelled to Germany on Saturday, March 7th to meet with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.

He returned exactly one week later on Saturday, March 14th, but did not show any symptoms.

Earlier, Kyari wrote to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday seeking due adherence to coronavirus screening at airports.