Buhari’s daughter in self-isolation after return from UK

One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari has gone into self isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, one of the countries battling coronavirus outbreak.


The first lady Aisha Buhari announced this on her social media handles.

“Earlier today my daughter returned from the UK being among the high Burden listed countries of COVID-19.
“Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health, Presidential Task force on COVID-19 and that of NCDC, She is on self Isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the Covid-19.

“Please I urge all parents to do the same if possible. Prevention is better than cure. Similarly, I have shut down my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can work from home as a result of some staff who recently returned from the UK.

“I commend the North Western Governors including Niger and Kwara on preventive measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 at their security meeting yesterday in Kaduna.

“And let’s keep following the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC which encourages maintaining social distancing, high hygiene culture through regular washing of hands with soaps and sanitizers.

“Let’s adopt preventive measures and ensure the safety of our families and that of General public. We will overcome the Covid-19 pandemic if we all take the necessary precautions at the same time!
God bless you all. Long live Federal Republic of Nigeria 🇳🇬 !”

The first lady, however, did not mention the name of the affected daughter. But she has for daughters namely Halima, Zarah, Hanan and Nur (Amina).

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