President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his entourage have gone into isolation following their journey to the United Kingdom.
This was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Sunday.
Shehu advised Vanguard that the choice of Buhari to isolate himself was in accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tips for worldwide journey.
Unconfirmed stories have it that upon his arrival on the United Kingdom, the President was seen in shut contact with some officers of the Nigeria High Commission in London who’ve allegedly examined constructive for coronavirus.
Responding to The Guardian’s enquiry on the matter, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, defined that the President and members of his delegation must go on isolation in step with the rule of thumb for worldwide travels.
“Mr President and all of those on his delegation will isolate in line with NCDC guidelines for international travel. They all tested yesterday (Friday) and will follow up with another test in due course,” the Presidential Spokesman mentioned.
President Buhari returned to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Friday, after a visit to the United Kingdom, throughout which he noticed his docs.
The President left Nigeria on July 26, and stayed again within the United Kingdom for a medical check-up after he had participated within the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPR) 2021-2025.