By Bright Nwogu
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar’s son has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Atiku, who is also the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disclosed this late Sunday on his facebook page.
According to the post, the Centre for Disease Control has been duly informed and he has been moved to the Gwagwalada’s Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management.
The post reads: “My son has tested positive to the #coronavirus. Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real. -AA.”
Recall that the country has recorded 30 coronavirus cases, while two have so far been discharged after testing negative from the virus.