Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for the coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany, TheCable has reported.
According to TheCable, he ran the test on Saturday based on medical advice, although he was not exhibiting any symptoms.
The result came back on Monday positive and he has gone into isolation even though the symptoms are yet to manifest, TheCable learnt.
Following his result, Buhari was also advised to run a test but he was negative, Aso Rock sources told TheCable.
Alongside Sale Mamman, minister of power, Buhari’s chief of staff had attended a meeting in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power sector.