The entire cabinet members of President Muhammadu Buhari will undergo compulsory test of the coronavirus, Platinum Post learnt.
A competent source in Aso rock told our reporter that the President has ordered the compulsory test on each cabinet member.
According to report in Thisday Buhari had tested negative for the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), following a test for the disease that was carried out monday on the president by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to a report the test for the president was necessitated after his Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
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.
Kyari athended the meeting with Presidential Economic Advisory Council.
The Chief of staff equally attended the last federal executive council meeting, where he exchanged banters and mingled with many ministers and other top government officials.
According to the source Kyari
Who is a member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Pandemic, met with other members of the committee led by Chairman, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha on sunday.
The source revealed that members of the committee became apprehensive when he reportedly started to cough persistently.
Subsequently, he voluntarily submitted himself for testing and was informed of his status yesterday.
There was atmosphere of uncertainty in the villa following the report of the Chief of staff status.
To this end, the First Lady Hajiya Aisha Buhari has restricted contact with the President and the authorities in the villa have ordered that test be carried out on the President personal staff who had contact with Kyari and his member of staff.