Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the presidential hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, for use as an isolation centre for victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
This was contained in a statement released by Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi on Friday.
Obasanjo said the 32-room facility located off the Presidential Boulevard, Oke Sari, Abeokuta, has been handed over to the Ogun state government for immediate takeover.
Akinyemi said in the statement that the former president was greatly concerned by the pandemic, adding that that “those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so”.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria has over 80 cases of the disease.