Breaking: Tinubu, wife test negative to COVID-19 as aides test positive

COVID-19: Tinubu, wife test negative as aides test positive

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and his wife, Oluremi Tinubu, have tested negative for deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while his aides, tested positive.

The media aide to Tinubu, Mr. Tunde Ramon, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

According to him, the aide has been isolated in accordance with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, guidelines.

Recall that one of Tinubu’ s aides, the Chief Security Officer, Alhaji Lateef Raheem, who died last Friday was later tested positive for COVID-19.

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The statement read in part, “Following the death of our well-respected and beloved Chief Security Officer, Alhaji Lateef Raheem, NCDC medics took the wise precaution of taking samples from his body for testing to actually determine the cause of death.

“Today, (Monday) the test results are back. The samples tested positive for Covid-19.

“As a precautionary measure taken soon after the death of Raheem, His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, and all their aides took COVID-19 tests Saturday, April 25.

“The results of the tests were returned this morning. Test results for both Asiwaju and Senator Tinubu were negative.”

According to Ramon, the result of one aide was positive, while the rest of the staff tested negative, “the staff who tested positive has been isolated in accordance with NCDC guidelines.


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