Dangote tests negative, to build 600 bed isolation facility in Kano 


Meanwhile, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, says he has tested negative for coronavirus.

The billionaire was thought to have been exposed to the virus after he came in contact with Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, who has tested positive.

But in a tweet on Sunday, Dangote announced that he took test which showed he was negative.

Meanwhile, Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje has disclosed that the Dangote is set to donate a 600-bed isolation centre to the state.

Ganduje announced that the 600-bed isolation center will complement the two centers in place, in case of any eventuality, as the state is yet to confirm any case.

Dangote is leading a group of private sector leaders in supporting government efforts to tackle the disease, with an initiative called Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID.

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