Sun. Apr 5th, 2020

COVID-19: PRESIDENT BUHARI IN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AFTER A PERSISTENT COUGH

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The Presidential Intensive Care Unit has been ignited after President Buhari reportedly went into self-isolation over an alleged persistent cough on Tuesday evening. 

Though President Buhari tested negative for coronavirus in the first test carried out on him, his persistent cough however raised tension and concern at Aso Villa, especially after his Chief of Staff Abba Kyari came out positive with the virus. 

According to a source within the Presidency disclosed this to Sahara Reporters that Abba Kyari was denied usage of the Presidential Intensive Care Unit, after Ministry of Health officials pointed out that crisis could arise should an emergency come up around Buhari. The Presidency is also reportedly doing everything possible to protect Buhari and his immediate family. 

Upon Abbah Kyari’s return from Germany, he met with Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Babagana Kingibe, a prominent member of the cabal at the Aso rock and Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello, business mogul Aliko Dangote, Governor Bello Masari of Katsina and Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and many others. 

However President Buhari tested negative in the first test at the earlier result, but a single negative test result does not necessarily mean a person is not carrying the virus as the specimen might have been collected at a very early stage of the infection.

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