The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his wife, Mrs Oluremi have tested negative to the COVID-19 virus.
POLITICS NIGERIA just confirmed this from the Tinubu’s spokesperson, Mr Tunde Rahman on Monday afternoon. Rahman revealed that the result of another aide of the national leader came back positive while the rest of the staff were negative.
“The one staff member has been isolated in accordance with NCDC guidelines,” Rahman said.
He said further contact tracing and COVID-19 tests are being conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control with regard to the relatives and possible contacts of that staff member. POLITICS NIGERIA also confirmed that Tinubu’s late CSO, Lateef Raheem had died from complications arising COVID-19.
“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, the test results are back. The samples tested positive for Covid-19.” Mr Rahman said.