The vice president of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has reportedly gone into isolation after the president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, verifiedto have Coronavirus on Monday.
After returning from Germany on 14 March, Osinbajo has had several encounters with Kyari where he contracted the virus.
The Chief of Staff never removed himself and one of his contacts was the Vice President, who is still sitting by him during meetings of the Executive Council.
A top source in the office of the Vice President told PM News that Osinbajo had genuinely gone into self-isolation in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly illness.
A presidential source also told THISDAY on Tuesday that the vice president was immediately informed of Kyari’s test result .As a precautionary measure, Vice President went into self-isolation on Monday night.
It was also gathered that many top echelons in Aso Rock who may have had contact with Kyari had gone into isolation by themselves.
President Muhammadu Buhari narrowly escaped being diagnosed with the disease while he was tested negative to coronavirus.