Presidency certifies aides coronavirus-free, reassures on containment efforts

Presidency certifies aides coronavirus-free, reassures on containment efforts

News | Sep 3, 2020 06:46am | FORUM 234 Connect |


The Presidency, yesterday, dismissed reports that one of its aides had tested positive for COVID-19, urging Nigerians to be wary of fake news peddlers.

It described as “utter falsehood and disgraceful lies”, a social media report, “which Wednesday (yesterday), claimed that the aide, Sarki Abba, tested COVID-19 positive.”

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a statement, stated: “This report is sheer fabrication and brazen effort by the online news medium to mislead the public.


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