Categories: Local

COVID-19: Abba Kyari Seems Well And Happy – Lagos Commissioner

Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, attends the Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House in Abuja on July 25, 2018.

 

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has said that the Chief Of Staff to the President Abba Kyari, who last week tested positive for the Coronavirus disease, is recuperating and seems well and happy.

The Commissioner said this on Tuesday while fielding questions from journalists.

He, however, noted that he is unaware of Mr. Kyari’s current location but the two are in constant communication over strategic issues.

READ ALSO: Abba Kyari Confirms He Is Positive For COVID-19, To Be Moved To Lagos

“I’m not aware of the Chief of Staff’s itinerary, so I don’t know where he is.

“We exchange messages on WhatsApp but from WhatsApp, you can’t tell where somebody is.

“We are exchanging information but I haven’t asked him for his location. He seems well and happy and we are exchanging information on strategic issues and it’s been a long time we’ve talked about his health so I presume he’s made a full recovery,” Abayomi stated.

This comes days after the Chief of Staff confirmed his health status in an official statement.

In the statement personally signed by him on Sunday, the presidential aide said based on medical advice, he will be transferred to Lagos for additional tests and observation after testing positive for the COVID-19.

Kyari said he will be getting treatment at his own expense in order not to burden the public health system, although he claimed he has not experienced high fever or any other symptoms associated with the disease.

While explaining that he has been working from home since he tested positive for, the Chief of Staff said he hopes to return to his desk soon.

However, in the meantime, he said he has young, professional, knowledgeable and patriotic colleagues who are working seven days a week, to serve the President and people of Nigeria.

oluchi

Disqus Comments Loading...
Share
Published by
oluchi
Tags: Abba Kyari Akin Abayomi

Recent Posts

  • Coronavirus
  • Headlines
  • Health

Global COVID-19 Deaths Rise Above 41,000

  The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus has risen to 41,072, according to a tally…

20 mins ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Health

US Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds China’s

  The number of deaths in the United States from coronavirus has surpassed those reported by China, where the pandemic…

33 mins ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Health

13-Year-Old UK Boy Dies After Contracting COVID-19

   A 13-year-old British boy has died days after testing positive for COVID-19, hospital officials and his family said on…

46 mins ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Local

COVID-19: Ganduje Monitors Border Closure Enforcement, Orders Arrest Of Defaulters

    The Kano State Government has ordered the arrest of some persons who defied the boundary closure directive given…

57 mins ago
  • Local

Yahaya Replaces Adeniyi As Operation Lafiya Dole Commander

    The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment and appointments of some of its senior officers. Among those affected…

1 hour ago
  • Entertainment

I Felt ‘Totally Sick’ After Losing Grammy – Burna Boy

    Singer and songwriter, Burna Boy on Tuesday said he felt "totally sick" after losing out at the 62nd…

1 hour ago