Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President said one of his sons has tested positive to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Atiku announced this through his verified Twitter account Sunday night.
My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov 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
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) March 22, 2020
He concluded by saying that the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been notified of the new development and will appreciate it if Nigerians have him in their prayers.
Atiku encourages Nigerians to stay safe and be cautious as the coronavirus disease is real.
Meanwhile, Nigeria has recorded its first death from coronavirus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the death in its update on the virus on Monday. Read more.