FLASH: VP Osinbajo Tests Negative For Coronavirus
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly tested negative for coronavirus, barely 24 hours after he went into self-isolation.
In a tweet by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Political Matters the Vice President results have returned negative.
“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tested negative,” he tweeted on Wednesday morning.
The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande had on Tuesday disclosed that Prof. Osinbajo has begun social distancing and self-isolation.
“VP Osinbajo yesterday at the office conducted his meetings via video conferencing while observing social distancing.
“Today, he continues his work from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols,” he tweeted Tuesday evening.
As at Wednesday morning, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria had swelled to 46 following the announcement of two new cases in Osun and Lagos by NCDC.