One of President Buhari’s daughters has gone into self-isolation after returning from the UK, which is one of the high risk countries with coronavirus.
First Lady Aisha Buhari made the announcement via her Twitter handle. She revealed that her daughter went into self-isolation based on the advice of the Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire, the Presidential Task force on COVID – 19 and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
Aisha who commended some northern Governors over some action they took to curb the spread of the virus, disclosed that she has also shut down her office for two weeks.
Good afternoon Nigerians, Earlier today my daughter returned from the UK being among the high Burden listed countries of COVID-19.
Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health , Presidential Task force on COVID – 19 and that of NCDC, She is on Self Isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the Covid-19 .
Please I urge all parents to do the same if possible as prevention is better than cure . Similarly, I have shut down my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can work from home as a result of some Staff who recently returned from the UK .
I commend the North Western Governors including Niger and Kwara on preventive measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 at their security meeting yesterday in Kaduna.
Let’s keep following the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, which encourages maintaining social distancing, high hygiene culture through regular washing of hands with soaps and sanitizers.