Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus disease.
Trending reports on Social Media and in some online platforms said Kyari tested positive for the virus on Monday. but PM News cannot confirm the veracity of the reports.
But the suspension of the weekly federal executive council meeting on Monday by the Federal Government lent credence to the trending story.
The suspension will be “until further notice”.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha said the council of state meeting earlier scheduled for Thursday has also been postponed.
However, ThisDay quoted presidential sources, as saying that Kyari had tested positive for the virus, which necessitated a test being carried out on President Muhammadu Buhari, which came out negative.
The newspaper said Kyari had travelled to Germany on Saturday, March 7th to meet with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.