Coronavirus: Uncertainty in presidency, as State House moves Abba Kyari to Lagos for treatment

There are emerging indicators of uncertainty has engulfed the Nigerian presidency since the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, was on Tuesday, confirmed to have tested positive of the coronavirus infection. There was the insinuation that the State House, Abuja, hastily arranged to convey Abba Kyari to Lagos for urgent treatment after the confirmation.

Though, the status of President Muhammadu Buhari was said to be negative after the coronavirus test, some of his loyalists are still perturbed about the situation thereafter.

Before the exposure of Abba Kyari’s positive test of coronavirus, the  wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has advocated that the President should shut down the Presidential Villa to avert the penetration of coronavirus into the State House but she was ignored.

Abba Kyari had visited Germany last week in the company of the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, to seal a 30,000 megawatts contract with Siemens AG on power transmission and distribution in Nigeria.

The Chief of Staff to the president also went to Egypt after going to Germany.

Presidency source was gathered to have disclosed the movement of the Chief of Staff  to Lagos where there appears to have existing functional facilitates for treating infectious diseases in the Nigeria.

Lagos has one of the most functional infectious diseases treatment and isolation centres in the country.

It was gathered that the Presidential Villa has been temporarily shut down to contain further spread of coronavirus.

Kyari was said to have made contacts with some state actors since his return from Germany, who include: Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Babagana Kingibe, an associate of the president;  Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, etc.