Muhammad Dingyadi, Nigeria’s Minister for Police Affairs, have gone into self-isolation for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Naija News reports that the Minister and former Sokoto State governor, Senator Aliyu Wammako had last Thursday met with the foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, who tested positive for the virus.
Seyi Odutayo, the spokesman, police affairs ministry, confirmed the development on Tuesday.
“I can confirm that the minister met with his foreign affairs counterpart last Thursday and following the announcement that Mr Geoffrey Onyeama tested positive for the virus, the minister of police affairs has also decided to go into isolation in compliance with the NCDC guidelines,” he told Punch.
The Minister tweeted: “Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive.
“That is life! win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best. #StayHomeSaveLives #COVID19 #PTFCOVID19.”