The worst case of corona virus may have landed in the hands of Nigerian health officials as the son of former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, Mohammed infects many at once.
The son of Atiku just returned from the USA and had suspiciously a high temperature but took no precautions to self-isolate or go in for a test.
He rather proceeded to his house in an estate in Abuja, where he with his children and wife had contacts with several kids and members of the estate.
He refused to go in for a test and kept on having contacts with as many people as possible in and around his estate in Abuja.
His sister got worried and called NCDC personnel and they came and tested him and he was pronounced positive by the officers of the NCDC.
This made the NCDC to ask every residents in the entire estate to self-isolate in their respective homes as this could prevent a widespread of this virus. Right now, families with their children are in panic and wailing.
A source who spoke to The Republican News confirmed that the entire families in the estate have been quarantined in their homes to stop further spread until they are all tested and isolated for a given period of time.
Meanwhile, the state governor of Bauchi has made public the fact that he met the son of Atiku, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar in the same flight from the United States and they mingled with the rest of the passengers. Gov. Bala Mohammed confirmed that he has gone for screening to ascertain if he is positive or without the COVID-19.
In a press release by Bauchi state government, it is confirmed that the governor had contact with the son of Atiku, who tested positive, so, the governor has gone into self-isolation. Though, he has been tested, it is not clear yet what his status is.
The former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar in a tweet confirmed that his son tested positive for corona virus and has been taken in for treatment.
The right thing to do now is to get all his family members and the entire residents of his estate and all those in the same flight he flew from the USA to Nigeria quarantined and tested.Continue reading