President Muhammadu Buhari has gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with officials of Nigeria’s High Commissioner in the United Kingdom, some of who have tested positive for COVID-19.
This comes after the President and those who accompanied him on his 18-day trip to the United Kingdom were tested for the virus on their return to Nigeria.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the new development, said it is in observance of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s guideline.
According to him, the President and all those who accompanied him on the trip did the mandatory PCR test on Friday August 13, and will do the second test days after.
Meanwhile, the High Commission facilities Buhari visited in the UK has been closed for 10 days following report of those officials who tested positive for COVID-19.