One of the children of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Atiku made the announcement via his Twitter account on Sunday.

He said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed of the development.

Atiku said his son has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment.

“My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real. -AA,” he tweeted.

He did not mention the name of the son.

Nigeria has confirmed 30 coronavirus cases.

Four of the cases are in Abuja and 22 are in Lagos.

Ogun has two cases while Ekiti and Oyo has one each.

There has been no record of the death or critical illness from the disease in the country so far.

 

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