Full list of possible contacts of President Buhari’s Chief of Staff Abba Kyari who may need to self isolate after he tested positive for coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and has been in self isolation while contacts tracing has been ongoing.

Abba Kyari
Abba Kyari

Those who might have come into contact with him, include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, and virtually all other ministers.

Below is the full list being circulated by local newspapers in Nigeria.

TODAY NEWS AFRICA has not confirmed all the names on the list.

1. The Vice President

2. All Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 

3. Secretary to the Government of the Federation

4. Head of Civil Service of the Federation

5. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole

6. At least the 16 APC Governors who attended the APC leadership peace meeting on 16th March

7. Governor Yahaya Bello and all who were with him in his country home when Mallam Abba Kyari led a Government delegation to pay him condolence visit in Kogi on the 17th March and all who have met him since that time.

8. Deputy Governor Edward Onoja who was with the Governor when the entourage visited and all who have now had contact with him

9. Senator George Akume, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Mallam Shehu Garba and Hajia Ramattu Tijjani who were all on that entourage to Kogi.

10. All the family members, staff, aides, of the members of that entourage who must have spent a very long time with him on the journey to Kogi and back

11. Bayelsa State Governor who also visited the President on 17th March

12. Speaker of the House of Representatives who also met with the President on the 16th of March

13. All who attended the Commissioning of the Emergency Number 112 by the President on 19th March

14. All Staff of the Villa who have cause to get close to the Chief of Staff

15. Heads of Security agencies who have had cause to be around him.

16. Service Chiefs who have visited him for security briefing

17. Heads of Departments, Agencies and Parastatals who have had cause to visit the Villa within the period

18. Diplomats and Foreign dignitaries who have visited the villa within the period

19. All security personnel around the Villa particularly those close to the President and Chief of Staff.

20. Family, Personal and domestic staff of Mallam Kyari including his driver and orderly.

21. Any other friend, associate, colleague of his who may have met him within the time.

22. Every member of the Presidency Cabal who may have met him for strategy within the time

23. Guinea Bissau President and all his entourage.

24. Any other Nigerian who must have visited him within the time

Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com


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