Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in self-quarantine amid the spread of the new coronavirus in the country.
In a tweet on Tuesday, his spokesman Laolu Akande said the Vice President has been “conducting his meetings via video conferencing while observing social distance.”
VP Osinbajo yesterday at the office conducted his meetings via video conferencing, while observing social distancing. Today, he continues his work from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols. Photo: Tolani Alli pic.twitter.com/dRYqlTL8cc
— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) March 24, 2020
Akande’s tweet comes after news that the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for the coronavirus, and TV360 Nigeria had reported that Kyari is currently on self isolation.
Meanwhile, the Director General of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Asishana Okauru says he has embarked on self isolation with his wife, after attending different meetings of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Nigerian Economic Council, with the Bauchi State Governor.
In a statement made available to news men on Wednesday March 25th, Okauru said: “I attended different meetings of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Nigerian Economic Council last week, which were also attended by the Bauchi State Governor.”
“Consequently, my wife and I would be undergoing COVID-19 testing this week.”
“All of the organizations to which my wife is affiliated have already begun ‘Work from Home’ in line with earlier Government directive”, Okauru said.