Kyari recently returned from Germany, a high-risk country, and attended meetings with the president.

President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) amid media reports that his chief of staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive.

Kyari was recently in Germany, which has recorded nearly 30,000 cases, for a meeting with officials of multinational conglomerate company, Siemens. 

The meeting took place on March 9, 2020, with the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, also in attendance.

Upon return, Kyari failed to self-isolate himself, as directed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for returnees from high-risk countries.

The president’s chief of staff attended the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) meeting which took place on March 17. 


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