SGF, Health Minister Test Negative for Covid-19


By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, and the Permanent Secretary, Abdulaziz Marshi, have tested negative to Covid-19.

The trio had contacts with Malam Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, who had earlier in the week tested positive to coronavirus.

Addressing a press conference in Abuja Tuesday, Ehanire said that the result of tests conducted on him, the SGF and Marshi came out negative.

Regarding the update on the Covid-19 infection in the country, the minister said that as at Thursday morning, the number had reached 51.

He explained that out the 51 positive cases, Lagos has 32, FCT – 10 and Ogun – 3.

Others are Oyo, Ekiti, Rivers, Osun, Bauchi, and Edo with a case each.

Details later….