The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has disclosed that he tested negative to the deadly Coronavirus disease.
The Presidential aide made this known on his verified Twitter account in Abuja on Saturday.
He advised all citizens to stay at home as recommended by relevant authorities to prevent further spread of the virus.
He said: ”My test proved negative for the virus. Notwithstanding, I advise everyone that we continue the isolation and work from home.”
There were fears over Shehu’s status after the Chief of staff to the President tested positive.
My test proved negative for the virus. Alhamdu Lillah!
Notwithstanding, I advise everyone that we continue the isolation and work from home.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) March 28, 2020
He added: “I think it is only fair that I ease the fears of my friends and relations with whom I made recent contacts about the coronavirus. Fake news media had said all sorts of rubbish about me and the President I work for”