BREAKING: Vice President Osinbajo Tests Negative For COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, (THEWILL) – Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative to COVID-19.

This was revealed in a tweet by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Political Matters.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tested negative,” he tweeted on Wednesday morning.

The news has also been confirmed to THEWILL by his spokesman, Olaolu Akande, who will issue an official statement soon.

The test was carried out on the Vice President on Tuesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC).

THEWILL had reported that Prof. Osinbajo went into isolation after the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari tested positive to the virus on Monday.

Osinbajo has had several contacts with Kyari since he returned from Germany on 14 March where he contracted the virus.

It was also gathered that several top echelons in Aso Rock who may have had contact with Kyari had gone into self-isolation.

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