One of the president’s daughters who recently returned from the United Kingdom has gone into self-isolation.
The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari disclosed this in a series of tweets on Thursday.
She said her daughter went into self-isolation upon returning from the United Kingdom, which is among the countries with high burden of coronavirus.
However, the First Lady said her daughter has not shown any symptoms of coronavirus but went into self-isolation in compliance with standard procedure and advice from experts.
Mrs. Buhari’s disclosure came a few hours after the Lagos State Government confirmed four new cases of the virus in the state.
She wrote: “Good afternoon Nigerians, Earlier today my daughter returned from the UK being among the high Burden listed countries of COVID-19.
“Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health, Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and that of NCDC, She is on Self Isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the Covid-19.
“Please I urge all parents to do the same if possible as prevention is better than cure. Similarly, I have shut down my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can work from home as a result of some Staff who recently returned from the UK.
“I commend the North-Western Governors including Niger and Kwara on preventive measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 at their security meeting yesterday in Kaduna.
“Let’s keep following the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, which encourages maintaining social distancing, high hygiene culture through regular washing of hands with soaps and sanitisers.
“Let’s adopt preventive measures and ensure the safety of our families and that of General public. We will overcome the Covid-19 pandemic if we all take the necessary precautions at the same time ! God bless you all. Long live the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”