COVID-19: VP Osinbajo goes into self-isolation

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has gone into self-isolation in keeping with the advice of the National Centre for Disease Control,  NCDC.

Spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, shared this on Tuesday via his twitter handle @akandeoj.

Akande said: “VP Osinbajo yesterday (Monday) at the office conducted his meetings via video conferencing while observing social distancing.

 “Today, he continues his work from the home office, as he is in self-isolation in accordance with NCDC protocols.”

Akande did not give further explanation about those who might have come into contact with the vice president before he decided to isolate himself.

On Monday, Prof Osinbajo was to inaugurate the National Traffic Radio at the headquarters of the Federal Road Saftey Corps, FRSC, Wuse, Abuja.

It was cancelled, but no official reason was given for the development.

Source: Voice of Nigeria