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BREAKING: Nigerian president, Buhari, tests negative for COVID-19



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Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for COVID-19.

However, his Chief of Staff Abba Kyari tested positive.

THE WITNESS gathered that Kyari, who had recently returned from Germany through Egypt, did not show symptoms of COVID-19.

The Chief of Staff was said to have isolated himself upon return from the trip on suspicion that he may have been exposed to the virus.

Egypt has 327 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and 14 deaths while Germany has 29,056 infections and 123 deaths.

Kyari upon his return was said to have been attending meetings including with Buhari, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, ministers and other members of the Federal Executive Council.