Coronavirus: VC Yemi Osinbajo Tests Negative to the Virus


The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative to the deadly Coronavirus 24 hours after going to self isolation.

This comes after the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari and three of his aides tested positive to Coronavirus.

This was made known by a tweet by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Political Matters the Vice President results have returned negative.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tested negative,” he tweeted on Wednesday morning.

Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Vice President had on Tuesday disclosed that Prof. Osinbajo has begun social distancing and self-isolation.

“VP Osinbajo yesterday at the office conducted his meetings via video conferencing while observing social distancing.

“Today, he continues his work from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols,” he tweeted Tuesday evening.

Aonat Wednesday morning, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria had swelled to 46 following the announcement of two new cases in Osun and Lagos by NCDC.

Also the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed also tested positive and it’s currently in self-isolation and treatment.

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