The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, and 3 members of staff to the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a media statement made available on Tuesday.
The governor earlier said he met and shook hands with Mohammed, the son of former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.
A presidential source also confirmed that three staff of Abba Kyari have tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Meanwhile all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide did not turn up for work.
A source said the VP reported late to work on Monday afternoon unlike him.
Most of his aides had face masks and hand gloves on when they came to work on Monday.
Meanwhile the villa is on a gradual lockdown as none essential staff have been asked to stay away.