Atiku's Son Tests Positive for Coronavirus
By Olamide Fadoju
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Sunday announced that his son has tested positive for the Coronavirus.
In a tweet via his official handle, Atiku revealed that the attention of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had been called to the situation and his son has “ been moved to the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management.”
The 2019 PDP Presidential candidate further called for prayers for his son as he begins his journey to recovery.
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
The NCDC on Sunday confirmed eight new cases of the virus in Nigeria making a total of 30 cases. There have however been two recoveries.